Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 11:43:44

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: Collisions - bicycles

Post:

> but how in heaven's name would the, quote unquote, "out -sourced" private contractor who run these operations have a way of sending a ticket in the mail?
>


Some communities require registration of bicycles. Not much use as rather small and obscured. Eventually maybe will have a motorcycle sized plate.

bc bumped into a parked 'bile reading while cycling.

On 2010, Apr 28, , at 10:45, Andrew Yue wrote:

> Jerry - You mean that cyclists don't text while they ride in Montana?
>
> I ride a bike and have cycled past a couple of people so far that were texting while cycling. At least once every couple of weeks, I ride past someone who is using their cell phone while on a bike.
>
> The problem I have with both is that not only are they not maintaining situational awareness with regards to motor vehicles - but they are totally oblivious to other bicyclists as well. I have had more near misses with bicyclists and pedestrians stepping out from between parked cars than with motor vehicles.
>
> Red light cameras are a revenue gimmick wrapped in a cloak of road safety. I would think that camera would capture bikes, skateboards and stray dogs running traffic signal - but how in heaven's name would the, quote unquote, "out -sourced" private contractor who run these operations have a way of sending a ticket in the mail?
>
>
>
>> But car drivers are the worst when it comes to traffic fatalities...
>>
>> On Apr 28, 2010, at 9:32 AM, Jerry DiMarco wrote:
>>
>>> I wish they would catch cyclists, they are the worst when it comes to traffic offenses. I can't wait until someone comes up with a way to text while cycling...
>>>
>>> Jerry
>>>
>>>
>>> At 4/28/2010 11:04 AM, you wrote:
>>>> ...... Do these things catch cyclists? Bill Norwood
>>>
>>>
>
>
> --
>
> Cordially,
>
>
> Andrew Yue
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