The book is well illustrated and gives sensible advice. Useful for an inexperienced cyclist and as a reminder for the more experienced. The author's prejudices come through - he does not like cycle lanes on pavements. As it happens neither do I, but others will disagree. There is a balance of advantages to be struck. It is good to be reminded of the disadvantages so that one can mitigate their effects. The focus is on keeping out of trouble. I like that. I do wear a helmet but hope never to test its efficacy :-). Hopefully follwing the advice in this book will reduce the probability of that test.