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Re: [carfree_cities] Exporting Road Dangers

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  • CEB
    Well, I suppose since many of these soldiers have 30km/h limits in their home cities (not the Canadian I suppose but Germans, etc.) a 45km/h limit is
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 1, 2004
      Well, I suppose since many of these soldiers have 30km/h limits in their home cities (not the Canadian I suppose but Germans, etc.) a 45km/h limit is okay....hmm, I wonder how the European soldiers from Tempo 30 cities are doing in terms of collisions....

      Todd

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      > Od: "Lanyon, Ryan" <ryan.lanyon@...>
      > Komu: "'carfree_cities@yahoogroups.com'" <carfree_cities@yahoogroups.com>
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      > Datum: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 12:04:00 -0500
      > Předmět: [carfree_cities] Exporting Road Dangers
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      > From: http://www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/OttawaSun/News/2004/03/31/402618.html
      >
      > Wed, March 31, 2004
      >
      > Canuck vehicle kills cyclist
      > By CP
      >
      > KABUL -- An Afghan cyclist was killed yesterday in a collision with a
      > Canadian jeep, the 200th road accident involving the Canadian Forces since
      > it joined the peacemaking mission here last August. The 30-year-old father
      > died on the way to the base hospital at the main Canadian camp after he was
      > hit by one of the military's new G-Wagons, an armoured, roofed,
      > four-wheel-drive vehicle.
      >
      > The members of B Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, gave the man
      > first aid before a military ambulance arrived at the crowded market area
      > about 5 km from its Camp Julien base.
      >
      > Maj. Luc Gaudet, a spokesman for the Canadian army in Kabul, said officers
      > have been diligently reminding troops to watch their speed on the
      > often-confusing streets of Kabul. Limits of 65 km/h on open roads and 45
      > km/h on city streets have been set, and brigade MPs have at times set up
      > speed traps to catch violators. A spokesman didn't believe speed was a
      > factor yesterday.
      >
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