"Hmm interesting point Mike. I like the idea of keeping track of rego plates but without publishing them. It allows me to analyse the data and keep some confidentiality about it. My original purpose for tracking rego plates was to enable motorists to…"
"David W -
David W - Can I suggest - don't publish the reggo numbers ?
Newspapers photograph cars all the time, but they make sure teh reggo numbers cant be identified. For good reason. If someone, reading the paper recognises the reggo, and…"
"I would like a database. However, good point about liability. Seems that one should have pics to prove what the cyclist says, but also to discourage someone from making false reports publicly. So without a helmet camera, best if I do not participate."
"I take your point about it being a database.
I guess my view is promoting and encouraging cycling in a city so there are more cyclist on the roads. More cyclists means more awareness. More awareness means less accidents."
"Thanks for your reply Angus. You have a very positive and mature attitude towards cycling on the road. Generally I dont have many issues myself riding on the road in peak hour. Do you know of an organisation similar to the Traffic Watch Hotline for…"
"I can sort of understand the reason for setting it up but at the same time I cannot really see the point except for cyclists to vent some anger.
If I was a regular reader I am not going to remember makes of offending cars let along number plates,…"