Cyclist collides with car - High Wycombe

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Klaus, 19 Apr 2010.

  1. Klaus

    Klaus Senior Member

    Location:
    High Wycombe
    http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/8105900.Teenage_cyclist_in_collision_with_car/

    Usual scant detail, but cyclists using ped crossings is a problem (speaking as a driver). Often there is no waiting for traffic to stop. Also, at red lights, many cyclists just mount the pavement and use the crossings, not dismounting which inevitably gives a bad impressions. Usual comments, including subject of local hospital being run down ....
     
  2. theloafer

    theloafer Guru

    Location:
    newton aycliffe
    from the highway code

    Crossing the road
    79
    Do not ride across equestrian crossings, as they are for horse riders only. Do not ride across a pelican, puffin or zebra crossing. Dismount and wheel your cycle across.
     
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