Category Archives: Road Traffic Accidents

The stone age answer to the A27 traffic issue

Here’s a quick summary of the proposals in the A27 upgrade scheme Public Consultation Brochure. Anything in quotation marks “” is the exact wording from the document. My text is in italics. Walking and cycling “We intend to maintain current … Continue reading

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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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