Our community's pernicious motor-centric bias is on display along U.S. Highway 36 between Lyons and Estes Park. As we drove that route Monday to Rocky Mountain National Park for some hiking, I couldn't help but notice the road signs that singled bicyclists out for special attention. Bicycling was "not recommended," the signs said, and cyclists … Continue reading Do some traffic signs increase risk to road users?
Fact: Cycling Makes You Happier
...there’s nothing like cycling to chase the blues away via Fact: Cycling Makes You Happier | Bicycle Movies Online Store.
Why are we so careless about driving safely?
Good question... "...why are some societies—for example, ours—so careless and lacking in conscience about driving safely?" It's not about scofflaws on bicycles. Read on, at Sign of the Times | Road Rights | Bicycling.com. Related articles NYPD Charges 0.7 Percent of Drivers Who Injure and Kill With Careless Driving (streetsblog.org) Careless drivers (postzambia.com)
What’s the penalty for killing a cyclist?
I hate the headline on the piece from which this is quoted, so I'm not using it here. When you see it below, you'll see that the obvious answer is no. What's the penalty? Too often, there is none. What follows here is the best advice I've seen on the subject in some time: Every … Continue reading What’s the penalty for killing a cyclist?