Today’s reaction to the adjudication of the ASA Council

Cycling ScotlandThank you for all your comments in light of the adjudication today by the Advertising Standards Authority Council to ban the Think Horse television advert. Here’s a round up of the news from around the web:

The Herald: Watchdog bans television advert showing cyclist without helmet

BBC: Cycling Scotland advert banned over ‘no helmet’

Bike Biz: Cyclists must ride in the gutter & wear helmets, ad watchdog rules

Cycling Weekly: Cycle safety advert banned for depicting rider with no helmet

CTC: Advertising watchdog’s helmet ruling threatens the promotion of normal cycling

Guardian Blog: Pulling ad for showing cyclist without a helmet is daft

The Telegraph: Cycling advert ban: why cyclists must take the middle of the lane

STV News: Cycling safety advert showing cyclist without helmet banned

Daily Record: Cycling safety advert banned from TV for showing woman on bike without helmet

The Scotsman: Scottish Government cycling advert banned

The Drum: Cycling Scotland ad banned for encouraging poor road safety

Cycling Scotland will continue to pursue the ASA’s Independent Review Process in relation to this adjudication and will update here throughout.

Thanks again for your comments on twitter, you can follow the discussion here @CyclingScotland.

 

 

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