Ok cyclists - is this reasonable behaviour?
I was sitting at some lights on the A22 (not exactly a minor road) when a couple on a Tandem come past and stop. Not to the side, oh no. They stop right bang in front of me. Unsurprisingly when the lights go green me and all the traffic behind are now slooowly accelerating to a heady speed of 15mph and its only wh... 9 Apr 2010 19:02
helmets increase danger
In message <a85vq5558df9fbe1qf80murpogsub21hlu(a)4ax.com>, at 18:47:04 on Sun, 28 Mar 2010, JMS <jmsmith2010(a)live.co.uk> remarked: "wearing helmets can sometimes increase the chance of a cyclist being involved in an accident." Because motorists pass closer if the cyclist appears to be better protected? -- R... 10 Jun 2010 14:37
Proposed Motion of No Confidence in URCM Moderation
On Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:27:14 +0000, A Fresh Start <afreshstart(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote: I wish to raise a formal notice of no confidence in the moderation of uk.rec.cycling.moderated to be dealt with and voted upon as quickly as possible. If there is a majority vote in favour of that vote of no confidenc... 29 Mar 2010 11:24
Another car damages another house.
Try causing as much damage with a bicycle! "Man arrested after car hits house in Ilford A man is being questioned after his car crashed into a house in Ilford, east London, leaving him slightly injured. It happened early on Thursday when a patrol asked the driver to pull over for a check, police said. Aft... 31 Mar 2010 14:24
does every instructor in the uk other than the self employed use a franchise system http://fastpassdrivingschoolglasgow.co.uk are looking for instructors who want pupils on a pay per pupil basis while still working for themselves it seems like a good service which i think i will investigate further as they ha... 24 Mar 2010 20:35
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/8584505.stm 1320 Acknowledging the toll the recent bad weather has taken on roads - and the explosion in the number of potholes - there will �100m for local road repairs and �285m for motorway improvements and expansion projects, such as allowing hard-shoulder running in ... 24 Mar 2010 14:46
Darren Day offensive weapon trial starts
ntertainer Darren Day has appeared for the first day of his trial into the possession of an offensive weapon called a kubotan. Mr Day, 41, denies being in possession of a kubotan in a public place without reasonable excuse or lawful authority. His appearance follows his arrest in December 2009 when his Mercedes... 26 Mar 2010 06:57
You *are* being watched...
From the current issue of the Cheshire Police monthly newspaper in an article describing the creation of the NWMPG (North West Motorway Police Group) which is a joint venture between Cheshire Police, Merseyside Police, Lancashire Police and, shortly, Greater Manchester Police: Using Number Plate Technology; ... 12 Apr 2010 05:57
And it'll have a BMW engine sir.
US police are to get purpose built cars http://www.carbonmotors.com/ check out some of the options.......... http://www.carbonmotors.com/takeaction/preorder Ballistic protection. Stealth (Black-out) Switch for Interior and Exterior Vehicle Lighting. WMD Radiation Detector. Microsoft Office (???) and a... 24 Mar 2010 12:25
Classic car for sale on eBay
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230451057921#descr ... 25 Mar 2010 06:55