New Petition at Change.org

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New Petition at Change.org

Postby The 2nd Womble » Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:17 pm

Started last night. We will refine the content shortly. This is Part 1 of a new national campaign #cyclesafeoz

https://www.change.org/petitions/the-pr ... road-users

I think we all realise now that simply pursuing 1m/split distance legislation is not going to be anywhere near as effective as is a total rethink of our road network by all concerned, from our fearless leaders through to you and I and the way we behave at ALL TIMES behind the wheel or the handlebars for that matter.
If you see key areas requiring refinement let me know
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Re: New Petition at Change.org

Postby KenGS » Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:03 pm

How about as a fundamental principle that everyone should be able to benefit from using the roads without fear of injury or death
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Re: New Petition at Change.org

Postby Sydguy » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:06 pm

Once more for the slow kids... what does the 1m rule mean in the event of a collision.

If a car hits you, then obviously there was no 1m so they get a bigger spank by the courts?

JM

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Re: New Petition at Change.org

Postby The 2nd Womble » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:18 pm

Effectively means that if a car collides with you in the appropriate circumstances, the cyclist is not at fault by default
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Re: New Petition at Change.org

Postby Rhubarb » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:49 pm

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