James Hatts wrote:Not to justify bad behaviour by cyclists, but let's remember that there are plenty of irresponsible road users of all types.
Jonathan K wrote:deek wrote:dee dee wrote:why didn't you get off the bike and walk?
Simply put - i didn't feel like it.
Breathtaking arrogance! Laws only apply when deek says they do!
You've admitted you broke the law so why complain?
andrew knight wrote:
I wouldn't want to be drawn on Eurotrash, etc, but TfL's own statistics for the period 2001-2005 don't actually lend much support to those calling for the demonisation of cyclists. In fact they show that during that period there were 34,791 pedestrian injuries involving motor vehicles, compared with 331 involving cycles - a ratio of 100+ to 1. (The stats can be found quoted in greater detail in CTC's press release at http://www.ctc.org.uk).
Jonathan K wrote:Do the stats take into account that any accident involving a motor vehicle must be reported and those involving a cylist and pedestrain dont? Cyclists can just peddle away and with no reigistration plate they can't be traced. Genius!
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