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by Adnepos
14 Aug 2017, 11:04am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Misled by (or incompetent) planners
Replies: 10
Views: 1314

Re: Misled by (or incompetent) planners

Maybe write to the (Conservative) MP about the money wasted when an expensive cycleway (including an underpass) is paid for, which goes nowhere.
by Adnepos
12 Aug 2017, 7:57pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Misled by (or incompetent) planners
Replies: 10
Views: 1314

Misled by (or incompetent) planners

Two questions about cycling access to an out-of-town development by a council... Planning permission included a cycleway around the edge of the site connecting a perfectly adequate cycleway to the far side of as an expensive underpass to the cycle parking near the commercial outlets and the Leisure ...
by Adnepos
21 Jul 2017, 12:22pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Police driver demonstrates the motorists' sense of entitlement
Replies: 124
Views: 31889

Re: Police driver demonstrates the motorists' sense of entitlement

I think there are exceptional instances for stopping in a motor vehicle in an ASL. Just an illustration from many years back... driving a car at a safe speed but being followed far too close by another driver in a car, traffic signals ahead changed to amber so I stopped but didn't feel safe braking ...
by Adnepos
8 Jun 2017, 9:50pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Hertfordshire to Harwich
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: Hertfordshire to Harwich

mjr wrote:https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=114476 may help with the last bit but basically Route 51 is not a bad choice for the last bit...

I'll second that, Route 51 for that last stretch is fine for a road bike.
by Adnepos
7 Jun 2017, 11:08pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Good (enjoyable, scenic) routes between Ely and Harwich
Replies: 11
Views: 5844

Re: Good (enjoyable, scenic) routes between Ely and Harwich

Hi all I am just back from my cycle to The Netherlands (Harwich-Hook of Holland ferry) and back. I tried different routes for the outbound and return. Outbound (Sunday) was 'pure dead brilliant' but today's return was spoiled only by a brute of a headwind. I am looking forward to doing this (with va...
by Adnepos
29 May 2017, 8:40pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

You'll forgive me but I was thinking about cycling related cases.Ive seen a couple where such claims have been tried and successfully defended but don't have any links. TBH I wondered where this thread was heading. Note the introduction to the 2017 version of the Highway Code: Many of the rules in ...
by Adnepos
29 May 2017, 8:20pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

I forgot to mention above that in relation to para 65 - advice on togs particularly helmets, my recollection of comments from Kevin Mayne is that because the membership was so fundamentally divided over this, the CTC could not campaign either way and so supported personal choice. If anybody wants a...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 9:13pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

Yes, the Highway Code indicates that the law requires cyclists to note the information. The Highway Code does not require motor vehicle drivers, to whom this information is often directed to the exclusion of cyclists, to obey the sign by noting its information. :? Yes, the point regarding 'No throu...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 9:04pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

You'll forgive me but I was thinking about cycling related cases.Ive seen a couple where such claims have been tried and successfully defended but don't have any links. THE I wondered where this thread was heading. Reynolds v Strutt and Parker [2011] EWHC 2263 (QB) concerned a cyclist who, whilst p...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 8:35pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

No,those are advisory,and I believe that's been proven in court.. Like I posted,yer splitting hairs Courtesy of gaz above, 'Accordingly, whatever Cycling UK's views may be regarding helmets and clothing being personal choices, and whatever the safety merits of either may be, the reality is that the...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 8:29pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

So I MUST obey a traffic sign that shows 'no through road'? -this sign is intended to be advisory but apparently the Highway Code requires cyclists to obey! ..."No through road" and "Cyclists dismount" (rectangles) are information, you Must obey the sign by noting the informatio...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 8:06pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

"You must" means it's the law. In the case of speed limits they can't be enforced where cyclists are concerned because cyclist aren't required to have speedometer by law,but there is a law against "furious cycling" which can be brought against a cyclist. On roads where there is ...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 7:45pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

"You must" means it's the law. In the case of speed limits they can't be enforced where cyclists are concerned because cyclist aren't required to have speedometer by law,but there is a law against "furious cycling" which can be brought against a cyclist. On roads where there is ...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 7:39pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

This topic has probably been covered before but I have searched and have not found any thread...... By coincidence, it's only a couple of days to the tenth birthday of the thread which announced the CTC's successful Highway Code campaign: Highway Code cracked: more than 40 rules changed! https://fo...
by Adnepos
28 May 2017, 7:26pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code inappropriate rules
Replies: 61
Views: 12532

Re: Highway Code inappropriate rules

"You must" means it's the law. In the case of speed limits they can't be enforced where cyclists are concerned because cyclist aren't required to have speedometer by law,but there is a law against "furious cycling" which can be brought against a cyclist. On roads where there is ...