The annual bicycle safety inspection campaign will be staring next week, RTL reports.
In the big cities, especially in the areas around the railway stations, the traffic to and from the stations is often paralyzed because there are not enough parking spots for bicycles, which block the pedestrian areas and parts of the roads.
An article published on Monday in the daily journal Trouw says that in large cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants, cycling traffic is growing by 1.5 to 3 percent each year. For Rotterdam, this annual growth is 5 percent.
One person was injured Wednesday afternoon when a tram ran into a bicyclist.