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Created by: MrCommuter

Deadly tension on the roads - drivers vs. bikes: We need changes to the law



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4 years ago Post # 1

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The truth about cyclists breaking the rules

Fact 1: Cyclists DO NOT jump red lights
Fact 2: Cyclists DO NOT ride on pavements
Fact 3: Cyclists DO NOT ride the wrong way down a one-way street
Fact 4: INDIVIDUALS DO!!!

It is individual(s) that break the rules NOT CYCLISTS. Some of them just choose cycling as their form of transport.
The same individuals have an attitude problem that will manifest itself as SPEED, TAILGATING and NOT INDICATING while behind the wheel of a 1.5 ton car of which are THOUSANDS of times more likely to kill someone as opposed to a cyclist weighing about 100kg who cannot do any of these things mentioned above!

My point is, it's time to stop blaming CYCLISTS collectively. (i.e. For those that don't get it, CYCLISTS meaning plural as opposed to A PERSON ON A BICYCLE meaning singular!)



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Will licensing and tests make cycling safer?4 years agoHatedCyclist11,2134 years ago
Motorist's attitude is as dangerous as poor infrastructure4 years agoMrCommuter01,1864 years ago
How's about this for another perspective...4 years agoMrCommuter11,2414 years ago
Pedestrian deaths in London4 years agoRealityPhil21,5104 years ago
The truth about cyclists breaking the rules4 years agoMrCommuter01,2344 years ago
Is this article worth a petition?4 years agoMrCommuter01,0454 years ago
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