highway code

  1. tom73

    Highway Code to be updated to highlight danger of close passes

    Government plans to revise the Highway Code to highlight the danger of motorists overtaking cyclists too closely, and to encourage the ‘Dutch Reach’ technique to prevent cyclists being ‘doored’. Only time will tell it's a start at least...
  2. helston90

    Speeding cyclist and Highway Code Rule 69

    On a local Facebook group I made the point speed limits do not apply to cyclists (someone was moaning about cyclists going way over the speed limit). Someone else has come back pointing to rule 69 of the Highway Code Under 'Rules for cyclists' Rule 69 You MUST obey all traffic signs and...
  3. G

    AA Cyclists Highway Code

    Anybody seen/read this? https://www.theaa.com/newsroom/aa-news-2016/aa-publishes-cyclists-highway-code.html Seems to be generating a bit more heat than light (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2016/jun/07/the-aas-cyclists-highway-code-isnt-bad-but-it-has-scope-for-amendments)...
  4. P

    Stop Lines at Traffic Lights

    When a traffic light is red, you stop at the solid stop line. At this location: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.4656785,-0.1162732,3a,75y,304.74h,82.39t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sCTQocimHFHriW_BRlINhpg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1?hl=en the stop line is broken for cyclists. The traffic lights are...
  5. ACS

    Am I breaking the law?

    I had an interesting exchange of view with a young lady driver late this afternoon who was adamant that I was breaking the law. I would be obliged for your opinion. I work at the Cathedral end of South Street in St Andrews, Scotland. To commute home I ride the length of South Street to the...
  6. benb

    No respect or consideration for pedestrian crossings

    So, what about this tit then? (awaiting comments about how it was all my fault somehow! :tongue:)
  7. Mr_Kipling

    1 Zebra Crossing or 2?

    Did you know that it is sometimes 2 Zebra Crossings? View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X69Vde10ovk&feature=youtu.be
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