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Wrong way cyclists

2008-06-05 13:26:15.366624+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-05 14:07:08.203412+00 by: spl

From my first 6 months in the Netherlands, it seems that one-way indications to cyclists are merely suggestions. Plenty of people disobey them, sometimes even in places where the bike lane is quite narrow.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-05 15:00:47.117955+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Yeah, but if a cyclist goes the wrong way down a narrow street and gets squished by a truck in the Netherlands, is the truck driver at fault?

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-05 15:01:52.450779+00 by: ebradway

Boulder has a few contraflow bikeways - the most used is on 13th street. The markings are especially clear there.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-05 19:19:05.09736+00 by: petronius

You mean there are places where cyclists actually obey the rules of the road? I don't believe it! Here in Chicago they are apparently honor bound to go through red lights and stop signs.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-05 19:30:51.431494+00 by: Dan Lyke [edit history]

I've been hit by a car 'cause I do...

[Edit: Rant here http://www.flutterby.com/archives/1998_Dec/20_Motorists.html ]