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At the very least the government should impose an immediate ban on push bikes going on roads which have a speed limit above 30 mph. Then enforce it with a large fine, bike confiscated and if they have a driving licence.. 3 points on it.

FredBassett
FredBassett
1½ weeks ago

Here's how to prevent cyclists getting injured on the roads and its very simple - Stay off them they are not a safe place for you. If not then follow the rules the rest of the road users have to abide by, carry a visible form of identification like our No plates and in case of an accident have insurance. Then if you wobble over and damage our cars we can claim off you, this is how equal rights to ...

ER113
ER113
1½ weeks ago

Happily nothing. This entry is about drivers of motor vehicles causing injury to cyclists.

1263
1263
1½ weeks ago

What's this got to do with brexit.?

ER113
ER113
1½ weeks ago

So, let us consider the claims made here by Deedoodle. Sadly, the entry contains no evidence at all except the eyes of the writer. However, the national statistics might help. In 2019 according to DPP Law( https://www.dpp-law.com/driving-offences-statistics/ ) 48% of vehicles break the motorway speed limit and 86% speed on 20 mph roads, some 85,000 drivers are convicted of drink driving. ...

The South Devon hospitals dealing with casualties from this morning's double decker bus crash have asked the public not to attend their A&E department unless it is a "real emergency". Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have issued the statement on social media. It says: "We are currently dealing with a major incident. Please do not come to our Emergency Department unless it’s a real ...

A man will buy a drink for the person who brings his bag from Bristol Temple Meads station's lost property store to London. The 44-year-old received a call from Great Western Railway yesterday morning (October 3) saying his property has been found and is being held in Bristol. Mr Kingston was holidaying in Dawlish with friends and family at the time he lost his items. Read more... ...

The Devon Children and Young People’s Plan brings together all the local agencies responsible for helping children, young people and their families. More than 22,000 children in Devon are living in poverty – that’s one in seven. A third of children in Barnstaple are in poverty, the plan reveals, compared to just 1.1 per cent in Dawlish. Read more... ...

There are a lot more ignorant cyclists on our roads than people driving motorised vehicles going about their daily business on our roads. Time after time I witness the ignorant/arrogant attitude of Lycra clad t@@ts on the roads around Devon. @er113 to many selfish cyclists on our roads, if a vehicle driver drove the way many cyclists ride down here you would not have a driving licence for ...

ER113
ER113
2 weeks ago

How is it possible for anyone to agree with Fred Bassett's comments? This young cyclist suffered serious injuries from an incredibly stupid car driver. Such behaviour repeated on other cyclists could ;ead to far more life threatening injuries. Cyclists, are permitted to use the roads by law. Only the truly selfish drivers of oil powered vehicles seem to think that roads are only for them. ...

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