Category Archives: Road Traffic Accidents

Do you cycle on the pavement?

Do you cycle on the pavement? I do. Sometimes I just want to enjoy my ride home without the fear that it might be my last. West Sussex may lack cycling infrastructure but it has plenty of pavements. You may … Continue reading

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Road safety in Worthing

I wrote the piece below and was wondering how I could précis it so that it could appear in the Worthing Herald when I got news that a friend, who days before I had said that he ought to get … Continue reading

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Cyclist can be idiots to, don’t always blame the drivers

Last evening’s ride looked like fun with a lot of new faces. I try to greet them all as many riders often younger keep themselves to themselves and that is when you get that cold, exclusive feeling sometimes joining a … Continue reading

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Obey the rules

When does a gathering become a movement? There were 27 out for an incident packed ride last night. It is incredibly social and very hard. You need to suffer to make it worthwhile. Put a lot in and you get … Continue reading

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What is the worst thing that you can say to a cyclist?

“I’m sorry, I didn’t see you.” From that moment on you are destined for a torrent of abuse. Say that you forgot to look. Say that you have only just started driving. Say that you are partially sighted and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Worthing should be a nice place to cycle, walk, live in….

Monday, I was at a meeting to discuss cycle routes for a map to be produced by West Sussex County Council. Looking at and knowing the town, other than the Prom, there are no possible safe cycle routes to be … Continue reading

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Is our right to drive the same as the American’s right to bear arms?

Only in Britain can we have such a change in the weather. Yesterday was horrific, no sleet but constant rain and a very cold wind from the East (Russia). In all that terrible weather we had two women’s rides – … Continue reading

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