Fined £400 + £85 costs and 6 penalty points applied to their license. A good result for some pretty dangerous driving? The fine is pretty substantial compared to some of the other cases I’ve seen about dangerous drivers bullying other road users. This fine was how ever for failing to nominate a driver. The registered… More Good result for dangerous driving?
It’s against the law for a vehicle to overtake another vehicle whilst going through a section of zig zag lines right? Wrong in the case of a motorist overtaking a cyclist. The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 section 28 states a zig-zag line shall convey the requirement that, whilst any motor vehicle (in… More Overtaking on ZigZags
Came across this nice little website from a friend. Certainly an excellent twist on cycling blogging and one to follow. The story behind it? Well here is what the twitter account says.. Grammar for Motorists is an idea that came to me while cycling to work this morning. Hope it has legs. Any ideas for… More Grammar For Motorists
A few months back I was trying to think of a way to get motorists to give us a little more space when overtaking us. There isn’t really much we can do that would be legal, which makes; flame throwers, paint guns and window breaking pins out of the question. The one thing we do… More Avoiding close passes
Yesterday it was announced that there is a plan to allow police to issue on the Fixed Penalty Fines (FPN) to road users who driver dangerously, carelessly and inconsiderately. The fines will be issued for doing such things as tailgating, undertaking and cutting up other road users. They are certainly welcomed but will they have an… More FPN for Careless Driving