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[UK] Bicycle group tells lies...

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by TonyE, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. A cycle group has been accused of misleading the public with false claims about the safety of motorcycles in bus lanes.

    A study found the cyclist collision rate fell where they shared bus lanes with us. But the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) reported the casualty rate rose.

    Transport for London said a report found: ‘There was a fall in the cyclist collision rate across trial bus lanes.’

    But LCC reported on its website: ‘The casualty rate for cyclists also increased significantly compared to other roads.’

    It later changed its website report to concede: ‘Across the whole TLRN [Transport for London Road Network] in London, cycling casualties decreased, but this occurred at a lower rate in bus lanes with motorcycles in them.’

    The group has fought to have motorcycles removed from London's bus lanes since the trial began last year.

    MAG’s Nich Brown said: “LCC must realise the statement was misleading if they’ve changed the wording.”

    LCC declined to comment.

  2. f*uckheads! they should go screw themselves
  3. The cycle group must know the figures. What that says is that they know that sharing the bus lanes is actually benefiting them, and that their opposition is purely political, despite the demonstrated practical benefit.

    Forward to Harry ;)
  4. So? Has anyone forwarded it to Harry yet?:-s:-s
  5. Harry who?
  6. Prince harry? Harry the hamster?
    For the love of all that is good and holy why is Harry??
  7. Why is Harry?
    The answer is: Granny Smith Apples

    anywho, harry is the sole entity otherwise known as Pedo Council of Australia
  8. ahh the Mr H Scrubby ....