Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

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Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

Postby martinjs » Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:03 pm

Seems the Vic police are being even handed! lol

http://www.amygillett.org.au/operation- ... al-results

As part of the operation, police detected:

607 pedestrian offences
• 555 disobey traffic light or sign

613 bicycle offences
• 351 fail to wear helmet
• 40 ride on footpath
• 184 disobey traffic lights or signs

429 motorcycle offences
• 165 ride in bicycle lane
• 31 disobey traffic lights or signs
• 15 fail to give signal

4716 car/truck offences
• 650 disobey traffic lights or signs
• 1509 use mobile phone
• 61 drive in bicycle lane
• 21 diverge when unsafe
• 26 fail to give way


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Re: Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:15 pm

Even handed is good, very good.

Nice work by the bike squad too, running down a naughty boy in an unreg car 8)
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Re: Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

Postby find_bruce » Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:14 pm

Interesting results that would seem to run contrary to the perceptions commonly reported in the mass media
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Re: Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

Postby Aushiker » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:39 pm

find_bruce wrote:Interesting results that would seem to run contrary to the perceptions commonly reported in the mass media


That was my thought as well.

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Re: Operation Halo Final Results (Victoria)

Postby newbikeorupgrade » Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:20 pm

You could catch at least 1000 cars a day in the bicycle lanes I sometimes ride in...
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