I used to live in the Netherlands and as we all know Dutch people in love with riding bikes and buckets. I am about to give birth and in the closest future I want to get the cargo bike (a bike with a big wooden bucket in front), so I can place a child or two, groceries and even a pushchair. But I am not completely sure how safe it is to drive it in Malta since there are no special bike rouds, also in my point of view Maltese drivers are not enough qualified to drive, and also they don't really follow the rules. But I believe I still can make it work.
Great idea to get a cargo bike. There are plenty of roads that are safe to cycle but there are others which are not as of yet. So please inform yourself well. You can contact the Rota community or even ask for advice over here for specific routes. Wish you all the best. And yes, there is definitely room for improvement on how to consider cyclists on the roads by drivers.