"Do the left side cameras on busses operate all the time? Does having to look in another place at the tv screen actually improve safety, or decrease it as it dilutes driver attention even further overall? An active camera and display is different to…"
"The left side of a truck is not an easy place for a driver to see.
So why not mandatory cameras on large vehicles (trucks and buses) so drivers can better see the left side? A small cost of a large rig. Public transport buses in SA have vid cam to…"
"I interpreted the quote "Bicycle SA chief executive Christian Haag pleaded with motorists to be constantly watchful for cyclists and for cyclists to ensure they were highly visible." as being about road position and behaviour as much as it…"
"Perhaps because they don't ride bicycle themselves and perhaps because they are the 'motor accident' commission. It is probably thinking too much out of the box asking them to reduce motor accidents by decreasing the reliance…"
"Vehicle occupant injuries have decreased, even though more registered vehicles on the roads. Reasons for decrease include safer vehicle design, lower speed limits and 'more forgiving' road environment when drivers make mistakes.
"All good questions Heather. I guess they have all ended up in the 'too hard' basket. Much easier to mandate/promote bicyclists to dress up like a crossover of a space cadet and a Christmas tree and keep believing that 'sharing the…"
"Today I tried unsuccessfully to add to the Adelaide Now item on surge in cyclists' injuries. Yesterday and today when viewing the two cycling stories, kept going to some stats page and blank page, so took several attempts before I could read…"
""Early investigations" so not sure about this latest tragedy. There have been bicycle-truck collisions in Adelaide where the cyclist outcome would have been better, if the truck had suitable underrun panels. Cyclists are still waiting for…"
"the question is really if we can afford not to (provide good cycling infrastructure)
At this moment I am watching-listening to the ABC National Press Club Address where presentation on diabetes, unpleasant health outcomes and the public health costs."
"Well I actually thought it was you Dezza. Isn't that the Cervo Rosso stuff with reflective inserts that you are strutting around in? Looks like you could easily ride 128 km and start a pissing competition in that. But perhaps it would be too…"
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?