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Article on thepunch.com.au 31st May

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Man Hands, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Haven't seen this posted yet, but apologies if its a double post. Motorcycle related article on the punch yesterday http://www.thepunch.com.au/articles/brrm-br-r-r-rm-time-to-rev-up-action-for-motorcyclists/

    Generally I think Malcolm Farr is a complete bell-end, but he does offer some thoughtful comments on wire rope barriers, albeit mixed in with a bit of kitten killing motorcyclist hyperbole.



    Reader comments are mostly full of the usual beige patrol versus bikers crap. Just posting it cause its motorbike related.
     
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  2. Not a bad article. The idiot texting while riding, is...well...an idiot!

    Of course IMHO, it is immensely less common than it is for cagers to be texting etc.
     
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  3. Just wondering what Joe Public's recation might be if the journalisted opened his article with the sentence:

    "it's difficult to demand safer roads in a week when an L plater was caught texting while driving".

    I'm guessing they would be scratching their heads wondering what one issue has to do with the other.
     
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  4. Dog bites man- that's not a story. Man bites dog- that's a story.

    It just goes to show how law abiding that we are that when we break the law it makes the news whereas cages flout it all the time hence not news.
     
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