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by Steady rider
11 Feb 2019, 7:11pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Latest Aussie misleading claims

Comparing cyclists to pedestrians European data shows how pedestrian and cyclist deaths reduced with changes over time. The graph below provides an indication of when road safety improves, and then fewer deaths occur to car users, pedestrians and cyclists 7. From 1980 to 2004 pedestrians had more t...
by Steady rider
11 Feb 2019, 10:35am
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Latest Aussie misleading claims

Researchers in Australia would have known the effects from their legislation, when enforced, in discouraging cycling, within the first year or two. Jake and associates are producing misleading information by selecting what suits and avoiding other evidence.
by Steady rider
9 Feb 2019, 11:02am
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Latest Aussie misleading claims

https://www.smh.com.au/national/report-reveals-how-many-lives-have-been-saved-by-bike-helmets-20190208-p50wj7.html The claim: 'Report reveals how many lives have been saved by bike helmets' it says: "There were 1144 cycling fatalities in the period 1990-2016 and, using the pre-legislation traje...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 6:45pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

I agree with many needing help, some probably come out worse than when they went in. Frances Crook: Comment:The Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest penal reform organisation in the world. We work for less crime, safer communities and fewer people in prison. We object to the proposal to expa...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 4:37pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

https://www.google.com/maps/place/HMP+Parc/@51.530964,-3.563143,975m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xe3f2beb235b1c241!8m2!3d51.530964!4d-3.563143 The OP claims the prison will cause a lot of problems. Wouldn't it cause these wherever it is located? if located away from residential locations or have di...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 10:46am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

The village of Full Sutton is located adjacent to the Wolds and the Vale of York, an attractive location with several villages nearby and is on the Minster Way walking trail, that uses Moor Road and Moor Lane (narrow roads without footpaths) to pass the existing prison, that is well set back and sur...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 9:26am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

Staff from the current prison often use Moor Road, part of route 66 NCN, and it has been an issue with speeding. Stamford Bridge has long traffic queues at times, https://stamfordbridgebypass.wordpress.com/preliminary-business-and-social-case/ Prisons need to be in the right place, this particular o...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 9:15am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-44818506 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-44851028 The area currently has a low drugs problem, about a third of national levels. It could increase drug related problems. Full Sutton does not have any shops, pubs or schools. Evidence given to th...
by Steady rider
8 Feb 2019, 5:46am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 17
Views: 1295

East Ridng rural village under threat

A good cycling area would be harmed if a plan for a mega prison goes ahead. A planning application for a large prison Category C prison with 1440 inmates, next to the existing high security prison in Full Sutton, East Riding of Yorkshire has raises concerns. It would result in about 2000 prisoner fo...
by Steady rider
26 Jan 2019, 2:54pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: AGM Motion for 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2390

Re: AGM Motion for 2019

Copy of submitted motion Cycling UK is seeking changes to the Highway Code and further action should be taken to discuss and provide information and presentations to the Department for Transport, showing why the Highway Code’s advice should be updated, without delay, to provide better advice and leg...
by Steady rider
23 Jan 2019, 8:29am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: AGM Motion for 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2390

Re: AGM Motion for 2019

Revising the Reasons section Motion Cycling UK is seeking changes to the Highway Code and further action should be taken to discuss and provide information and presentations to the Department for Transport, showing why the Highway Code’s advice should be updated, without delay, to provide better adv...
by Steady rider
21 Jan 2019, 7:21pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: CTC Travel Insurers Require Helmet
Replies: 39
Views: 7579

Re: CTC Travel Insurers Require Helmet

Very interesting, looks like CycleCover requires helmets and not the others. Sportscover Direct - not sure about there medical cover and repatriation? may be I am missing their meaning. Are You Travelling abroad? If you are going abroad take a look at our Sports Travel insurance to cover your whole ...
by Steady rider
21 Jan 2019, 11:54am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?
Replies: 168
Views: 7501

Re: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?

Some older people have good eyesight and perhaps keep up driving habits from years ago - too fast perhaps for conditions - and other older people know their eyesight is not what it was and drive a bit slower. Accident rate v age for drivers, any info?
by Steady rider
20 Jan 2019, 5:25pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: AGM Motion for 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2390

Re: AGM Motion for 2019

Thanks, included :
by Steady rider
20 Jan 2019, 10:37am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?
Replies: 168
Views: 7501

Re: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?

The number of people with serious injury from road traffic accidents, age 16+, reduced from 68108 in 1982 to 20502 in 2011. for the 0-15 age group, 11k to 2k. So accidents can be reduced by good measures. Provide subsidized self-drive small cars for elderly who have problems driving, all carrot with...