My New Job (Was: Social Thurs 8 Jan 2009)

Roger Burton West roger at
Tue Jan 6 15:28:07 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 03:17:02PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:

>Cycle lanes are occasionally actively dangerous, so I tend to ignore  
>them unless there is an obvious benefit of using a particular one.  

Cycle lanes are _usually_ actively dangerous, so says pretty much all
the research. (Unless they're as wide as a normal traffic lane, and they
never are.) It's simply safer to cycle as a vehicle, on the road with
other traffic (most crucially, _where the other drivers expect a vehicle
to be_).


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