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IAM advice for drivers regarding cyclists

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Jacomus-rides-Gen, 5 Dec 2007.

  1. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Location:
    Guildford / London
    http://www.iam.org.uk/NR/rdonlyres/1363592A-B145-4AC6-8B73-B2F00EBBF7B2/0/fac17001.pdf

    A sheet making some very good points to drivers about cyclists, especially that we may be riding in the middle of the road for a reason, not to delay motorists 'tis just a shame that it is only IAM drivers see this, because they are likely not to need its instruction anyway :smile::blush:!

    Still, I've e-mailled it to a few friends of mine. Every little helps.
     
  2. piedwagtail91

    piedwagtail91 Über Member

    all good stuff, i wish the morons in tin boxes round here would read it and put it into practice.
     
  3. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    In the past I had this leaflet in my rucksack. Then when someone drives dangerously around me I could just hand them the leaflet and cycle off. I gave it to one driver once, but I didn't hang around to see how they reacted.

    I might just print some more out. I have a nice handy waterproof pocket in my new winter jacket.....:smile:
     
  4. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Honky

    Location:
    North Somerset
    It's asking me for a password. What am I doing wrong?
     
  5. Pete

    Pete Guest

    (can anyone help?)

    (:smile: crossed with Mr Paul)
     
  6. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Weird. It did that the first time I tried, but it was fine after that :smile:
     
  7. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent

    Glad I'm not the only one
     
  8. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    Location:
    Llangollen
    You need to enter your credit card details first. :smile:
     
  9. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    Asking me for password too.
    Mac using Firefox browser.
     
  10. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Location:
    Guildford / London
    there we go
     
  11. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    thanks for c&p-ing it.
     
  12. Good one Jacomus :smile:
     
  13. Thanks I couldn't get the pdf also; its a good peice pity more people couldn't see it.
     
  14. Twenty Inch

    Twenty Inch New Member

    Location:
    Behind a desk
    Good advice, but still the incredible motor-centric arrogance is evident.

    "Remember too that some cyclists, particularly younger ones, have never driven a car, and so don’t recognise the problems that they can cause car drivers. "

    I would suggest that many drivers have forgotten about riding a bike, and certainly have no idea of the problems they can cause cyclists, including, in my case, three avoidable collisions, one hospitalisation, and a month off work.
     
  15. Cab

    Cab New Member

    Location:
    Cambridge
    Seems an eminently sensible document. Thanks for sharing!