Four wheel drives or suvs are said to cause more road wear threaten the safety of other road users including pedestrians and cyclists they also are uneconomic to run in terms of petrol usage ironicall?
ROAD WEAR.we pay for the upkeep of our roads (UK) through our road tax as all 4x4 ownwers are eligable for road tax then we do pay our way.PEDESTRIANS.have free use of the paths, pavements, bridges and underpasses so use them, crossing roads should be done at an appropriate crossing .CYCLISTSare a risk to themselves get sum insurance to use the roads, contribute to the upkeep of the roads wear correct clothing then you can have your say on the matter until then use stabilizers and use the lanes correctly don't weave traffic and use the bike lanes often provided in major towns and cities and on the'A' roads until then i have no problem with you bouncing off the bonnet of my rangerover when you flout the road rulesPETROL USAGEmy rx7 twin turbo did 12 miles to the gallon with a 1.3 litre engine, my rangerover does 16 miles to the gallon with a 4.6 lite engine, if you can afford the fuel whats the problem start moaning about the pollutants fron the industrial sector of UK businesses, from the planes and trains, in the UK leeds has just received an order of new bendy buses that can only do 2 miles per gallon because they were too tight to use the 9 litre (bio)diesel engine opting for the much cheaper 5 litre (premuim) diesel engine instead.NOW THATS IRONIC
In Georgia, cyclists are considered vehicles and must follow the same laws as motor vehicles. Hence, they must yield the right of way to pedestrians. Cyclists do not have the same right of way as pedestrians. Added: When a bicyclist is WALKING their bike they are considered to be pedestrians. If they are MOUNTED on the bike and riding they have the same ROW as a motor vehicle.
According to Arizona State Laws cyclists have the exact same rights as motorists. One specific example is ARS 28-644 states cyclists must stop for traffic lights and at stop signs. Another example ARS 28-792 and ARS 28-904 states that cyclists must yield to pedestrians at crosswalks and on sidewalks.
Bicycles take up less road and parking space than cars. Bicycles don't wear the roads down as much as cars. Bicycles pollute less than cars. Bicycles use less non-renewable resources than cars. Riding a bicycle provides the user with more health benefits than driving a car. Collisions between cyclists and pedestrians generally cause a lot less injuries than collisions between cars and pedestrians. Collisions between cyclists generally cause a lot less injuries than collisions between…
Who would be at fault for a car accident that occured when turning right after stopping at a stop sign and hitting a cyclist as she came towards you in the bicycle lane and was cycling against traffic?
The most important factor that contributes to road accidents is the irresponsibility of road users, especially cyclists, motorists and pedestrians. The other causes are: Failing to own the necessary safety material such as reflectors and reflective clothing. Ignoring road signs, including the common STOP and traffic lights. Not sticking to speed limits. Lack of patience and courtesy to other road users. Drunk driving: This is a rule that is broken mostly by the youth.
When you are traveling on a two-lane road and a vehicle ahead of you stops for a pedestrian you must?
When two cyclists begin traveling in the same direction on the same bike path One travels at 15 miles per hour and the other travels at 12 miles per hour when will the cyclists be 10 miles apart?
Great Britain is one of the safest countries in the world in terms of road deaths and the Department for Transport (the Department) is on track to achieve its overall road safety targets for 2010. It is unacceptable though that, when compared internationally, Great Britain's record on pedestrian and, particularly, child pedestrian deaths per head of population is some way behind the best. There is nothing worse than a child's death and we welcome the…
There is more traffic. There are more roads for traffic to come into your road. There are more entrances for traffic onto your road. There are more pedestrians and cyclists around. There are also more people around that could run into the road or get an object onto the road, like children kicking a ball. So there are many dangers and you need to keep alert when driving in urban and suburban areas.