Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…

While we wait patiently for things to get better for us cyclists here in Cardiff, many of us have taken to riding with cameras to document near misses and poor driving. Operation SNAP is GoSafe Cymru’s new scheme for reporting offences and submitting video footage. However, when it comes to the pursuit of justice there are rules that need to be followed. Evidence… Nobody enjoys near-death experiences on their way to work and you would be right to feel angry about having a run-in with a motorist displaying a cavalier attitude towards your very existence. This is where footage can … Continue reading Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…

Guest Post: Helmet cam footage wanted for a BBC feature –by @stevecastle

Calling all helmet cam users! I have a request for you… When I am not out riding my bike, I work as a TV sound engineer. I was recently contacted by a producer at BBC Wales whom I have worked with on numerous occasions asking if I or any of the other guys I work with (who also ride) had any helmet cam footage that could be used for an upcoming BBC Wales program. Since none of us usually use a camera on our rides I offered to contact the wider cycling network of Cardiff by hijacking a spot on … Continue reading Guest Post: Helmet cam footage wanted for a BBC feature –by @stevecastle