Fine Idiot Drivers

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Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby Ban Idiot Bikers » 13 Mar 2018, 8:56pm

Due to the significant number of accidents caused by motor vehicles passing bicycles too closely, cyclists passing stationary or slow moving vehicles too closely, cyclists on roadways when there is a cycle path adjacent or riding on roadways with a speed limit more then 300% of the average bicycle speed, new laws need to be created and enforced.

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby gaz » 13 Mar 2018, 9:48pm

As the dragons say, I'm out.
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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby chris_suffolk » 13 Mar 2018, 9:57pm

On the one hand seems anti-bike, but also wants to fine drivers with passes less than 1m, with half revenue going to the reportee of a close pass (i.e. the bike rider) - I'd be rich in only a few rides.

Can't see it going anywhere TBO

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby thirdcrank » 13 Mar 2018, 10:02pm

... If theres anything more sad than a cyclists forum, its a petrolhead infiltrating a cyclists forum :?


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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby reohn2 » 13 Mar 2018, 11:35pm

chris_suffolk wrote:.....Can't see it going anywhere TBO

I can,the round file in the corner :wink:
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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby PT1029 » 14 Mar 2018, 7:29am

... and what % of a cycle path is paid for by " motorist tax paid for bike path" when some of it is paid for by VAT/tabacco & alcohol duty etc etc.
I don't think he though the details through at all. (Well officer, I didn't use this bit of cycle track as it is an alcohol duty paid for section of cycle track. I was going to join the cycle track at the next roundabout, as that is where the motorist tax paid for section starts...).

Anyway, I ride on the bit of the road paid for by the VAT on my shopping, so there.

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby pwa » 14 Mar 2018, 7:40am

Clearly a thread with a misleading title from a dishonest source.

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby NUKe » 14 Mar 2018, 9:25am

Troll not had one of those for a while. It s not even worth poking
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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby Mick F » 14 Mar 2018, 10:30am

1. All bicycles ridden on public roads or public bike paths must be registered, taxed and display rear number plates.

Don't be daft. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby atlas_shrugged » 14 Mar 2018, 11:40am

Nope.

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby KTHSullivan » 14 Mar 2018, 12:25pm

Send them to the Isle of Wight instead, or better still force them to read back copies of the Daily Mail; the ultimate deterrent. :wink:
Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. :lol:

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby 661-Pete » 14 Mar 2018, 4:32pm

3. Bicycles will be banned from roadways where... b. the roadway speed limit is more than 200% of the average commuter cyclist speed of 15.5 mph.
Fine. That'll put paid to 90% of our rides, on country lanes with 60mph limit.... :evil:
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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby AMMoffat » 14 Mar 2018, 4:48pm

Ban Idiot Bikers wrote:
Support this Petition to save lives!

And that should be by restricting cyclists to save the lives taken by careless, impatient and law-breaking motorists?

Mind you, if bicycles were "banned from roadways where there is an adjacent, motorist tax paid for bike path" then I think we're safe as there is no such thing as a specifically "motorist tax paid for bike path" :lol: :lol:

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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby brynpoeth » 14 Mar 2018, 4:57pm

Two (2) supporters already! :?
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Re: Fine Idiot Drivers

Postby 661-Pete » 14 Mar 2018, 5:29pm

There is a link beneath the petition on which you can 'report' inappropriate content to change.org. I have just done so.
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