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I wrote a rather long piece a few months ago about a West Sussex County Times article entitled Councillor warns of road ‘peril’. This was an article that, for some reason, decided to focus entirely on the dangers of ‘selfish cyclists’ who are using pedestrianised areas in Horsham, and which simultaneously managed to ignore completely the (acknowledged) dangers of reckless driving. 2,626 more words
West Sussex County Council member for Highways and Transport, Lionel Barnard, admits that Sussex roads are lethal for children attempting to cycle to school
Lionel Barnard, West Sussex County Council Cabinet member for Highways & Transport
I wrote recently about the plight of the villagers of Cowfold. West Sussex County Council is proposing to axe the number 86 bus through the village, which would leave the children of the village with no way to get to school, except by being ferried by motor vehicles. 494 more words
My Bikeability class were practising right turns into a junction yesterday, on a reasonably quiet back street.
While we were doing this, an RAC breakdown driver – sensing that the road conditions under which we were performing this manoeuvre were decidedly unrealistic compared to the road environment UK cyclists would ordinarily have to deal with – considerately chose to help us out. 128 more words
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Don’t worry if a driver is beeping at you. In fact, it’s good. It means the driver is aware of your presence, and has seen you.