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Danger caused by cars near schools

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Mahon on Tuesday. 37 Replies

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noelbike replied to Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion Peak Oil on hold? Bad news for cycling?
Saturday
James Mahon replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"Yes - I heard she was a volunteer at the school, and therefore entitled to park in the carpark. Another step to absolving the driver of any blame. JM"
Tuesday
James Mahon replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
""Why not introduce the $2,000+ fines and 4 demerit points for SUVs the breaches the rules,so it will make it safer for children around the schools?" Have we heard any voice come out in support of restrictions of any kind on motorists in…"
Tuesday
Snowy_5 replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"But it`s not the cars as there`s too many SUVs been coming to drop offs and pick ups and it`s a really dangerous around the schools. There should be a law to ban these SUVs from congregating around the schools and be banned for about 500mtrs from…"
Nov 14
Duncan replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"I don't believe it should fall to concerned Parents to beg motorists to not drive dangerously or drive through classrooms. Well - given that most dangerous driving around schools is by parents themselves, it may be best if its the concerned…"
Nov 14
noelbike replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"The trouble is it is not good enough to attribute blame. I'm disgusted that our governments don't work out (better) what is good and ensure it happens. Much of the time governments do what lobbyists ask them to do. In the US there are 4…"
Nov 14
back street baron replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"Oatley public school still does this, but in this case Neville st bisects the campus. If kids want to ride to this school they need  a bike/scooter licence, which requires comprehensive knowledge of the road rules, although this is not tested…"
Nov 14
JoshS replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"I don't think they still do it, but i vaguely recall Sacred Heart Primary School in Mosman physically closing off a section of Cardinal Street with gates at certain times during the day. Rusty memories from the 90s, but an interesting idea."
Nov 14

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational, Touring
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Lower Nth Shore
Tell us about your bikes
Mostly on the touring bike but I also ride a road bike
About Me:
Another guy on a bike. I have been very fortunate to have had viable cycling opportunities over quite a long period. I rode to primary school from a farm outside of town and cycled a lot during high school. I went to SU in the early '70s and had a bike there. By the mid 70s I had discovered touring and spent a few years around Australia plus did a 6 month trip overseas. In the 80's I cycled a lot. But in the 90's I was looking after teenagers and the mortgage so did not do much. From 2000 I have been back into it and loving it. Always looking for touring companions for 14-18 day trips.

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Anyone lose $50 this morning?

Posted on June 16, 2015 at 12:17pm 1 Comment

Just tell me where and when and it's yours. Otherwise I will be donating it to coffee shops in $4 increments.

Comment Wall (24 comments)

At 9:20am on June 19, 2008, Kim said…
Great photo. Who took it?
At 9:45am on June 19, 2008, noelbike said…
That is a long story. Some one I used to ride with.
At 10:53am on June 19, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi Noel
Welcome to Sydneycyclist!
At 6:15pm on June 19, 2008, Neil Alexander said…
Hi Noel. Didn't know you were over our side now. How are you going?
At 6:59pm on June 19, 2008, Neil Alexander said…
Unfortunately we don't get to do a lot of riding together these days, wot wiv kids'n'all, though occasionally we have managed a tour interstate (Tas, NZ -- not quite interstate, but you know...) or closer to home. Quite a few BikeNorth rides go right past our house so we sort of feel included!
Hey, are you coming to the bike breakfast on Monday to celebrate the LCT SUP opening? We'll be there.
At 7:23pm on June 19, 2008, Neil Alexander said…
Lane Cove Tunnel project cycle path, Naremburn to North Ryde. The breakfast is at Fleming Park in the gully btwn GHF and Willoughby Rd from 7 to 9 am Monday 24.
At 4:54pm on June 20, 2008, Neil Alexander said…
Noel, sorry that's TUESDAY June 24 7 to 9 am if you can make it.
At 5:35pm on June 20, 2008, Kim said…
I am glad that you finally signed up for this site.
At 9:21pm on June 20, 2008, Leonardo said…
Hi Noel
Great to see you here.
Hope to catch up soon.
At 12:43am on August 23, 2008, Krishnakumar Venkataraman said…
I am right now out at Schofields, near Blacktown. Originally from South India. Not sure which subcontinent you are talking about, could you share some of your riding experiences?

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