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Fitness Controversy: Should Bicyclists Be Allowed to Ignore Traffic Laws?

Recently, a friend of mine was in her car, stopped at a stopped sign, when a bicyclist plowed into her. Even though he was in the wrong, he got an attorney and is demanding that she pay up (note: he had no injuries). 217 more words

Pain Management

November police blitz to target red-light runners

Ottawa and Gatineau police will be on the lookout this month for drivers who run red lights or make unsafe lane changes.

The two police services are focusing on those two offences as their latest Selective Traffic Enforcement Program, or STEP. 72 more words

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7 Road Signs That Definitely Aren't Stop Signs

Don’t believe everything you see, people.

As Elizabeth II once famously told a certain well-toned and mischievous Russian mustachio aiming┬áto steal her coveted title of Time’s Universal Good Person Title: “Don’t hate me ’cause you ain’t me.” Here are some common wannabes that might try to fraud their way into stopping you on the open road: 493 more words

Back Off in #Haiku. 10/24/14.

Backtalk:

Don’t blame Connector.
The highway ends with warnings.
Drivers fail to yield.

Bike kids on sidewalks:
Old folks will hit you with canes. 33 more words

NASCAR Shmazcar

So a bunch of people get into their finely tuned, high-performance racing machines, drive around a track for a bit, get all their automotive needs taken care of by a highly expert team, and go racing around again until someone wins. 1,686 more words

Musings

Don't I have to stop BEFORE the stop sign??

Nope. Only if the stop sign is placed where you should stop. Sometimes those octagonal signs are placed in convenient places and their only job is to help regulate the intersection by giving the command to STOP. 354 more words

Differences - 52 Week Photographers Challenge

A ‘Stop’ sign is a ‘Stop’ sign and they are all the same – right. Not in Italy where the local graffiti artists are getting creative in adjusting them to make them amusing. 65 more words

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