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11220Re: [carfree_cities] Bicyclists' Rights Triad

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  • J.H. Crawford
    Mar 4, 2009
      Hi All,

      Sorry for the unpleasantness.

      Measures have been taken.


      At 2009-03-04 19:20, you wrote:

      >Note to Christopher Miller: The next time you try to destroy a list by participating in the disruption of a thread on it to join in on unprovoked ad hominem attacks on Tom Frost as part of a promotion of how superior you and your buddy Mr. Crawford think the Carfree_Cities list is <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/carfree/message/19445>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/carfree/message/19445 , confine it to the Carfree_Cities list.
      >CYCLISTS SHALL ride in the same direction as the other
      >vehicles on their side of the road.
      >CYCLISTS SHALL obey traffic laws, including waiting at
      >red lights at all times regardless of convenience.
      >CYCLISTS SHALL not move sideways without first seeing
      >that there's no overtaking traffic that will be
      >surprised. If you use a rear-view mirror, remember it
      >is not a substitute for knowing when to turn your
      >CYCLISTS SHALL at night, use at least a headlight and
      >rear reflector. A taillight is recommended in
      >addition, but there are no substitutes for a headlight
      >and rear reflector.
      >CYCLISTS SHALL note that the above items are a partial
      >list, to correct just the more common errors. When in
      >doubt, ask, "What would I do if I were driving any
      >other vehicle?"
      >MOTORISTS SHALL scan the roads for all potential
      >objects, not just big ones such as cars.
      >MOTORISTS SHALL when entering a road, guard against
      >underestimating the speed of a bicycle.
      >MOTORISTS SHALL not automatically overtake in the same
      >lane just because the vehicle they want to overtake is
      >a bicycle. Cyclists are very often able to share their
      >space with you as a courtesy, but this shall not be
      >MOTORISTS SHALL save their horn for emergencies and
      >rural greetings. If they have something to say about a
      >cyclist's driving, there are ways to say it other than
      >by road rage.
      >MOTORISTS SHALL note that the above items are a
      >partial list, to correct just the more common errors.
      >When in doubt, ask, "What would I do if I were
      >interacting with any other vehicle"?
      >A bicycle is a vehicle. Therefore, a bicyclist has the
      >same rights and duties as any other vehicle operator.

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