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Won't someone think of the children?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JoshS Sep 21, 2017. 17 Replies

More whispers from the safety people.…Continue

Tags: BNV, MHL

MHL Worldwide Study?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason B Sep 24, 2016. 24 Replies

While the silent majority wanted bike helmet laws, a small and vocal minority group, which often opposed helmets as an infringement of their rights, had used "crazy science" to lobby against them, he…Continue

Tags: Grzebieta, Olivier, MHL

 

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Jim Frech replied to Dan's discussion ReddyGo vs oBike - battle of the dockless share bikes!
"https://www.smh.com.au/national/sinister-and-secretive-data-harvesters-taking-sydney-for-a-ride-20180308-p4z3i8.html So Melbourne has the honour of a failed docked bike share scheme. Will Sydney have the honour of a failed dockless bike share…"
Mar 10
Jim Frech replied to Llewster's discussion High Street, North Willoughby - Car Dooring
"Yes I had a back and forth about this with some ardent "ride in the gutter and be thankful for the painted bike lanes" types and these people were cyclists! Most don't appreciate how quickly this happens or how serious the…"
Mar 7
Jim Frech replied to James Mahon's discussion Sydney Olympic Park - Morning Laps & Stop Signs
"That's why I included the proviso that you'd have to take it to court. I wonder when the idea that demerit points now apply to this type of offence gained currency. Sure the "road rules" being the NSW Road Transport Act treat…"
Feb 13
Jim Frech replied to James Mahon's discussion Sydney Olympic Park - Morning Laps & Stop Signs
"Having said that South Australia does have bicycle offences which incur demerit points!! But which specifically do not count against the national schedule of demerit points, so only South Australians committing cycling offences in South Australia…"
Feb 2
Jim Frech replied to James Mahon's discussion Sydney Olympic Park - Morning Laps & Stop Signs
"The NSW Road Transport Act says demerit points can only be incurred for motor vehicle offences - obviously YMMV unless you take it to court. https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/inforce/72c01500-07a9-48f8-a954-a8b0fce13648/2013-18.pdf 32 Offences for…"
Feb 2
Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion UK trying to introduce MHL
"http://www.sustainability.org.il/home/bike-news/How-did-we-revise-the-compulsory-helmet-law-in-Israel "For those few countries with a compulsory helmet law (Australia, New Zealand) or with a risk of enactment of such law (U.K), we suggest you…"
Jan 31
Jim Frech replied to PeterT's discussion Two charged as police stop same car three times in Blue Mountains in a day
Jan 30
Jim Frech replied to James Mahon's discussion Sydney Olympic Park - Morning Laps & Stop Signs
"It is obtuse not to allow Idaho stops for bicycles."
Jan 27
Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion UK trying to introduce MHL
"Australians find lack of helmets 'really strange' FFS. My glance at the news suggested that the law review in the UK was not about MHLs. BTW I'm Australian and I find the Australian fixation with bicycle helmets really strange, not…"
Jan 27
Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion She didn't kill the cyclist, so she thinks she deserves less gaol time
"But Justice Weinberg said it "doesn't get much worse in terms of dangerous driving" given Stewart had been high on ice, had driven on the wrong side of the road, was driving while disqualified and while on a suspended sentence. Yes…"
Jan 16
Jim Frech replied to Snowy_5's discussion Rant`s Corner
"Neither of those overtakes were particularly close - the first one was legal, the only issue with the second one were the double lines which made it illegal but not unsafe (well in that instance anyway). Most probably the impatience of the motorists…"
Jan 6
Jim Frech replied to John Knight's discussion Bloody car drivers ......
"Is that for every offence on the statutes? Like riding on the footpath? Not wearing a foam hat?"
Dec 21, 2017
Jim Frech replied to John Knight's discussion Bloody car drivers ......
">Someone with such little regard for very easy to follow rules should be staring down the barrel of an extended stay in custody. http://freedomcyclist.blogspot.au/"
Dec 21, 2017
Jim Frech replied to Bill Parker's discussion How can we change attitudes towards cyclists?
Dec 19, 2017
Jim Frech replied to Bill Parker's discussion How can we change attitudes towards cyclists?
"Just to restore some balance to the universe... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz_c6UH9Ev8"
Dec 19, 2017
Jim Frech replied to John's discussion This will go viral for sure...
Dec 19, 2017

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