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by john_ellison
17 Jan 2013, 3:35pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law
Replies: 166
Views: 8993

Re: Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law

Is there really a point to this debate. The point under debate is a hypothetical point - so therefore no, there is no "point"; but then when was there ever a point to any debate of a hypothetical? It was merely a discussion which I was trying to clarify - if we don't ask questions, we nev...
by john_ellison
16 Jan 2013, 4:09pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law
Replies: 166
Views: 8993

Re: Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law

If the red light applied to people walking on the pavement (by "footway" you mean the pavement, I assume?) then surely it would be illegal to walk past a pelican crossing whilst the red light was showing, which would be patently absurd. Have I misunderstood the question? The usual debate ...
by john_ellison
16 Jan 2013, 2:27pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law
Replies: 166
Views: 8993

Red Lights - Pushing a Cycle and the Law

I'm currently engaged in a debate in another (non-CTC) forum regarding the legalities of pushing a bicycle through a red traffic light whilst dismounted. I maintain that the red light still applies to you even if you are on the footway - i.e., if you are pushing a bicycle or other wheeled conveyance...