OscailtHelp My Mobility Hi Vis Vest GiveawayBristol Indymedia is an open news project where anyone can post thier own news, comment, videos or photos about Bristol and the South West. Since September 2001, Bristol Indymedia has been working to create an open publishing news service for the people2013-01-17T15:24:50+01:00Bristol Indymediaimcemail@example.com://bristol.indymedia.org/atomfullposts?story_id=712506http://bristol.indymedia.org/graphics/feedlogo.gifWhy cycling in high-vis may be not as safe as you thinkhttp://bristol.indymedia.org/article/712506#comment587002013-01-17T15:24:50+01:00ZacYou may wish to think again after you've read this article:-
http://www.guardia...You may wish to think again after you've read this article:-<br />
<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2013/jan/10/cycling-high-visibility-safe-fluorescent?INTCMP=SRCH" title="http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2013/jan/10/cycling-high-visibility-safe-fluorescent?INTCMP=SRCH">http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2013/ja...=SRCH</a>Yes yes yeshttp://bristol.indymedia.org/article/712506#comment587502013-01-20T16:55:49+01:00Capitalist 4x4 driverAll cyclists should have to wear these Hivis things by law, it makes them easier...All cyclists should have to wear these Hivis things by law, it makes them easier to see and therefore easier to knock off.<br />
Bloody peasants shouldn't be allowed on my roads unless they can afford a BMW.Who's responsibility?http://bristol.indymedia.org/article/712506#comment587572013-01-21T14:30:55+01:00ZacThis is a bloody advert isn't it?
Mind you - it gave me an excuse to post the ab...This is a bloody advert isn't it?<br />
Mind you - it gave me an excuse to post the above link.<br />
'road users need to do all they can to protect their own safety and that of others'<br />
Until drivers take more responsibility there will continue to be serious injuries. Cars, not guns or tobacco are the biggest killers in the UK.<br />
It matters not how much high-viz one covers oneselve in.<br />
All you will suceed in doing is looking like a lemon.<br />
Those driving the bigger, faster vehicle should be deemed responsible unless the driver can prove the person they hit was at fault.<br />
Similar road legislation already exits in enlightened parts of Europe.