Easing tensions between cyclists and drivers

KUSA - There's an ongoing battle between drivers and cyclists: who belongs where on the road?

A new group in Boulder County is now trying to ease the tension between the two.

The group, consisting of law enforcement, cyclists and drivers, has been meeting for the past two months to develop a plan so everyone can share the road safely. Their plan consists of a few changes when it comes to driving and cycling on canyon roads in the county.

The plan specifically focuses on canyon roads because these were damaged in September 2013's floods.

The group says drivers and cyclists are having a difficult time navigating around one another on the new roads and the temporary roads because they're unfamiliar with the new routes.

To ease the tension between the two groups, they developed this plan:

This group says their main goal is to make driving and cycling as safe as possible through the county.

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