Cycling the single biggest sporting activity for referrals to brain unit in Beaumont

AlbacoreA

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When people take about cycling on a path they mean cycling dangerously or endangering others. Which coincidently is the fixed charge.

Cyclist and pedestrians mix all day long due to the current infrastructure and rarely is there an accident. Do people think someone's daughter on their way to school cycling at 5mph with their grand parent are really dangerous? Or someone cycling down a paved canal path.

There's always going to some who don't obey the rules, or common sense. The cops are quite happy to ignore them most of the time. Since enforcement is very low.
 

AlbacoreA

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Incidentally we think red light breaking is dangerous. But in some places a cyclist turning left on red is legal.

Its like speeding. Motorways are some of the safest roads in the country.
The issue really is inappropriate speeding. That not to say you can't drive dangerously on a motorway.
 

Leo

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But in some places a cyclist turning left on red is legal.
After a successful 3 year trial, Paris is one example where cyclists are allowed to turn right or continue straight at T junctions and treat red lights like yield signs. Easier for the cyclists who save energy, but also for motorised traffic as they don't have to wait behind congregated cyclists moving off slowly when the light goes green.
 
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