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Forum: UK Yesterday, 08:11 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 26
Views: 70
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Are Cyclists Reckless Lawbreakers?

On Monday, September 21, 2020 at 7:58:31 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:

You also say that only a court can decide if a law is broken. Please
tell us how many cyclists break the law.

QUOTE:
Just one...
Forum: UK Yesterday, 05:28 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 12
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver arrested after cyclist left with serious injuries inChelmsford hit-and-run

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A driver has been arrested after a suspected hit-and-run left a cyclist with serious injuries.

A cyclist was reportedly hit by a grey Seat Ibiza in Partridge Avenue at the junction of Wickham...
Forum: UK September 19th 20, 08:15 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Cyclist killed in Crewe named locally as mum-of-three care worker -DRIVER ARRESTED

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A woman who was killed as she cycled to work has been named locally as a mum-of-three care worker.

Agnieszka Pocz was knocked down on Hungerford Road in Crewe on Monday morning, and later...
Forum: UK September 19th 20, 08:11 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 16
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Lorry driver in court charged with causing death of cyclist

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A 40-year-old lorry driver has appeared in court after being charged with causing the death of a "lovely man who was loved by everyone" following a collision near Ashbourne.

Richard Smith has...
Forum: UK September 18th 20, 08:06 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Killer driver lied about van being stolen after much-loved cyclistdied in collision

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William Lee Stallard, 35, pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving of 58-year-old Michael Waistell who died after being hit by Stallard driving a Ford Transit on Mowbray Road, at the Fens,...
Forum: UK September 18th 20, 07:52 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
£5,000 reward offered for whereabouts of man who fled the country after fatal collision with cyclist

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The Crimestoppers charity is offering a £5,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of a man thought to have been involved in a fatal hit and run with a Birmingham cyclist. 24-year-old...
Forum: UK September 17th 20, 08:31 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 183
Views: 1,283
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver on drugs who mowed down group of cyclists while on wrongside of road is jailed - LONG

On Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:01:47 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:


I daresay Mason's hamster has more common sense than you.

"If you've been sitting there for a good few minutes and it’s...
Forum: UK September 17th 20, 07:06 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Scum van driver who drank eight double vodkas and hit pregnantcyclist named and shamed

What a piece of scum this driver is.
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A hit-and-run driver had downed eight double vodkas in a pub shortly before he crashed his van into a heavily pregnant cyclist - causing devastating...
Forum: UK September 17th 20, 07:00 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver who caused crash which seriously injured cyclist at crossroadsblackspot is fined

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A MOTORIST involved in a collision at a notorious accident blackspot in the New Forest which left a cyclist badly hurt has been fined by magistrates.

Ian Farmery (59), of Roberts Road, Hythe,...
Forum: UK September 17th 20, 06:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Cyclist claims brick was thrown at him in Amblecote

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A STOURBRIDGE cyclist claims he had a brick thrown at him by two men in a car as he cycled towards Amblecote.

The incident happened at around 7.30pm on Friday September 11, near the Tesco...
Forum: UK September 17th 20, 06:54 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Derbyshire farmer who reversed into cyclist on purpose escapes jail

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A Derbyshire farmer who reversed into a cyclist on purpose has escaped jail after being handed a suspended sentence and banned from driving for 18 months.

Steven Gammon, from Great Longstone,...
Forum: UK September 16th 20, 09:32 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 183
Views: 1,283
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver on drugs who mowed down group of cyclists while on wrongside of road is jailed - LONG

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 8:09:13 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:

I couldn't care less if a cyclist uses a red light as a give way. In my
years as pedestrian, cyclist, driver I have never had...
Forum: UK September 16th 20, 05:51 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Birmingham letting agent employees accused of vandalising cycle lanewands to park their cars

Criminal damage.
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In the footage, a driver is shown parking inside a cycle lane with recently installed 'wands' on Carver Street in Birmingham. At least five cars are parked inside the cycle...
Forum: UK September 16th 20, 11:05 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
(Not so) Near Miss of the Day 469: Uninsured driver hits cyclist withdoor mirror

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Sometimes in our Near Miss of the Day series, we have a video that strictly speaking shouldn't qualify for it, because rather than being a close pass, the driver has actually made contact with...
Forum: UK September 16th 20, 11:01 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Cyclist reveals what it's really like to ride on Hull's roads

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A cyclist from East Yorkshire has described what it's really like on Hull's road day in day out.

The man, who wants to be known only as Mark, says he bikes down Beverley Road on a daily...
Forum: UK September 15th 20, 02:25 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Superintendent Steph Brighton apologises for saying close passoperation was called off in South Worcestershire, and West Mercia Policeissue statement

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Further to the update from West Mercia Police to say that they would be taking part in Operation Close Pass, Supt Brighton added: "I have removed an earlier Tweet that incorrectly stated that...
Forum: UK September 15th 20, 02:23 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Chris Boardman's ITV segment on cycling during lockdown leads tocomplaints over his lack of helmet

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It's time to dig out that archive pic again, and on this occasion it's because Chris Boardman dared not to wear a helmet while he was steadily pootling along in a short clip that featured...
Forum: UK September 14th 20, 07:25 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 183
Views: 1,283
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver on drugs who mowed down group of cyclists while on wrongside of road is jailed - LONG

On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 6:50:49 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:
On Monday, 14 September 2020 18:31:17 UTC+1, Simon Mason wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 5:52:35 PM UTC+1, Mike...
Forum: UK September 14th 20, 06:31 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 183
Views: 1,283
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Driver on drugs who mowed down group of cyclists while on wrongside of road is jailed - LONG

On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 5:52:35 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:

Tell that to Barry George.

Stefan Kiszko, Barry George, Birmingham Six, Timothy Evans, George Kelly, Mahmood Hussein...
Forum: UK September 13th 20, 07:51 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 13
Views: 156
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Halfords driver 'removed number plate' to get through Low TrafficNeighbourhood street without detection

On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 6:25:06 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:
On Sunday, 13 September 2020 18:14:21 UTC+1, Simon Mason wrote:
On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 3:22:41 PM UTC+1, Mike...
Forum: UK September 13th 20, 06:14 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 13
Views: 156
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Halfords driver 'removed number plate' to get through Low TrafficNeighbourhood street without detection

On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 3:22:41 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:


Obviously a cyclist secretly removed the number plates from the van.

*Updated, 17:09pm (sic)

Since this article was...
Forum: UK September 13th 20, 06:08 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 13
Views: 156
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Halfords driver 'removed number plate' to get through Low TrafficNeighbourhood street without detection

On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 3:22:41 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:

Obviously a cyclist secretly removed the number plates from the van.

There is a video of the criminal driver removing the...
Forum: UK September 13th 20, 02:53 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 58
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Near Miss of the Day 468: Beware of this vehicle passing on the outside

On Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 5:52:18 PM UTC+1, Mike Collins wrote:
On Saturday, 12 September 2020 17:46:54 UTC+1, Simon Mason wrote:
QUOTE:
Today’s near miss is an unnecessarily...
Forum: UK September 13th 20, 02:15 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 13
Views: 156
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Halfords driver 'removed number plate' to get through Low TrafficNeighbourhood street without detection

Shouldn't be too difficult to trace.
QUOTE:
Footage has emerged of a Halfords Autocentre vehicle driving past a planter on a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) street, with the driver allegedly removing...
Forum: UK September 12th 20, 05:46 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 58
Posted By Simon Mason[_6_]
Near Miss of the Day 468: Beware of this vehicle passing on the outside

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Today’s near miss is an unnecessarily close pass by a driver who declined to wait five seconds for a safer opportunity to pass. You’ll no doubt have spotted the 'cyclists beware of passing...
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