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The 2nd Womble wrote:Initial design drafts. The new kit available fairly soon. One metre is simply not enough for us.
RonK wrote:The 2nd Womble wrote:We've changed our position over the last six months. We simply have the last few items remaining before our New Jersey update.
If you live in Queensland, nearly all press in the last week has been 1.5.
I've posted previously my view that the AGF's one metre rule is inadequate, and I refuse to support it. Educate drivers that one metre is the minimum and that is what they'll give, regardless of the speed and conditions. This may be ok in low speed urban areas, but on the highway I don't want b-doubles passing me at 90kph only one metre away.
A quick Google shows that calls for a legislated minimum overtaking clearance around the world all nominate 1.5 metres. Quite a few EU countries and US states have already adopted this rule.
This minimum clearance rule would be in addition to existing rules requiring safe overtaking, not to replace it.
It seems that the cycling bodies are out of touch with the views of a great many cyclists.
Marto wrote:CatCanRide wrote:http://au.news.yahoo.com/video/national/watch/17220979/cyclists-campaign-for-road-room/
Link for the 7 News Report for anyone interested.
Also on youtube if that in-house video doesn't work http://youtu.be/yTWOLG_7j48
I was looking to see if anything about the petition got into mainstream TV. Nup. Still dumb TV for dumb people.
InTheWoods wrote:The only 2 motorists they put on were "cyclists don't obey the road rules" and "its annoying when a cyclist is in the way".
Lukeyboy wrote:InTheWoods wrote:The only 2 motorists they put on were "cyclists don't obey the road rules" and "its annoying when a cyclist is in the way".
Drivers don't obey them aswell. Also, Isn't it annoying when drivers get in the way? *coughStLuciacoughcough*
The 2nd Womble wrote:Queensland is the worst state in the nation. Never forget that. Remember 2010, the year we lost 8 cyclists in 3 months to unsafe or reckless driving? Yup, that's Queensland, and that's the community which our governments represent so well.
The 2nd Womble wrote:Won't open
dontazame wrote:Post by jcjordan
Is there something in particular that created this or is it just a peculiarity of the locality.
The high population growth rate has outpaced infrastructure / the good old days.
The 2nd Womble wrote:Actually Brisbane has spent obscene amounts on public transport over recent years including a rather impressive bus network, but that cost is now being passed onto the user which means the cost of catching g public transport in this city is driving people back behind the wheel again.