Motorists above the law.
The EU is threatening to take the UK to court and be fined for its air pollution but this only applies to PM10s, which are mainly emitted by buses and lorries. Meanwhile motorists are completely free to emit several other harmful pollutants, some of which are life threatening, and get away with it. One has to as... 2 Feb 2010 19:05
Bridge 1:0 Bus
On 11 Dec, 20:09, Chris Tolley <cj.tol...(a)bogus.co.uk (ukonline really)> wrote: "A double-decker bus carrying children on a school trip has had its roof torn off after crashing into a bridge in Leicester. Ten nine and 10-year-olds were taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary with cuts a... 6 Jan 2010 10:22
On 10/12/2009 8:05PM, NM wrote: 8<... bollox. Liar. Tim -- My hearts numbered beat | Greetings from Birmingham, UK Still echoes in this empty room |All about me: www.nervouscyclist.org Fear wells in me, but nothing seems| Is your ISP pimping your data? Enough to defend D... 16 Dec 2009 06:54
Brown bin day!
Stretch of Leeds DC ring road with a 70 limit. A car reverses at speed out of a drive, occupied by a male driver plus passenger - with all the windows obscured externally by rain/dew. Obviously he couldn't see very much behind him nor hear very much either, because someone had left a brown bin directly behind t... 21 Dec 2009 20:18
bike on train
She was a stunningly pretty young thing, she caught this dirty old mans eye as she alighted from the incoming train at Liverpool Street this morning at about 0615, she was clad in the latest stylish obligatory body clinging lycra and yellow reflective light jacket plus of course the mandatory half melon on her head... 21 Dec 2009 17:00
A danger to motorists...
....is this guy. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/8400094.stm Play the video and you'll see at least two things; 1) It's pitch black at night. 2) His bike light isn't suficient to light the road ahead of him for the speed that he is travelling at. 3) There are tram lines next to hi... 10 Dec 2009 17:57
Watching a motorcycle cops proggy, they referred to them as 'Arm Signals'. OK - when I'm wrong, I'm wrong :-) I wasn't too impressed with the low speed riding skills of the wannabe motorcycle cops though - you would think they would have learned to do this before applying, rather than dropping it on the cou... 11 Dec 2009 02:40
Lorry v car
On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 17:04:20 -0000, "MrBitsy" <noone(a)ntlworld.com> wrote: The young girl got on the phone and I heard her say 'come and help me as a lorry just tried to squash me'. I could contain myself no longer. I said the accident was her own fault as she placed her car in a dangerous position. Her... 7 Dec 2009 10:43
Toll bridge bought for over �1m
In article <fb1af809-638d-4ba6-8209-277071e3d778(a)r24g2000yqd.googlegroups.com>, Vicko Zoomba <vicko_zoomba(a)hotmail.com> wrote: It's still going through the politcal wrangling in the Scottish Parliament where everyone is bickering about it and the cost. From what I understand it's the English that will be ... 5 Dec 2009 08:34
Rover 75 owners ?
On 3 Dec, 12:27, Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelati...(a)removethishotmail.com> wrote: Adrian wrote: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelati...(a)removethishotmail.com> gurgled happily, sounding much like they were saying: I've never used one single car where the horn switch is wired to work with the ig... 3 Dec 2009 16:03