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A new cycling law won't make roads safer and could postpone laws that could | Peter Walker

21.09.2017
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Of the about 400 pedestrians killed a year in the UK an average of just two are hit by a bike. Enforcing speeding limits on the other hand could help prevent 250 deathsSo there is to be an "urgent" review into whether the law should be changed to target dangerous cycling. This follows a campaign by Matt Briggs, whose wife, Kim, was killed when she was struck by a bike ridden by the now-jailed Charlie Alliston.The first thing to stress is that I understand completely why Matt Briggs feels the way he does. I've talked to him, and appreciate why charging Alliston under an 1861 law was unwieldy and caused long delays. Briggs is a thoughtful, intelligent man and I wish him well. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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