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Why do bicyclest think they have a right to blow through red lights Just because they want to keep that pace going
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Does anyone else ever come across police who don't pull cars all the way off the road or into side streets but rather park half way in the right lane impeding traffic?
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i love it when police like to hide behind things just to catch motorists like signs, shrubs, buildings, walls, etc...here in Columbus on a stretch of Route 315 just before you get to the outerbelt I270. The Sharon Twp police love to sit in a driveway and wait for southbound motorists to pass their location everyday at 4 in the morning. waiting in their big SUV's, they think their such bigshots. And i enjoy passing a portable electronic marquee reading that flashes the speed i am traveling when i am well aware of the speed limit. :evil: Also i give props to the Dublin Ohio police as well who love to pull over anything that moves.
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i think that being green is overrated
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I am REALLY bored sitting at my computer....,

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this random thoughts are for the people who use their cell phones, text message, twitter (what ever the heck that is) pick their nose or other places, read the paper, go into their brief cases while driving on the freeway or driving any other road.......STOP IT!!!!!......... the life you save might be mine.
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pick their nose
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TrainWatcher wrote:I am REALLY bored sitting at my computer....,
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This topic is actually really fun and realivent.... anyone agree?
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Does anyone else ever come across police who don't pull cars all the way off the road or into side streets but rather park half way in the right lane impeding traffic?
Its just there way to make you get over and further away from them when outside the patrol car.

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PlymouthStationGuy wrote:Why do bicyclists think they have a right to blow through red lights Just because they want to keep that pace going
Sometimes I do it just to get away from traffic. Not saying it's right, though.

I feel like I'm in a gray area when riding. Not quite a pedestrian, but not quite a vehicle. Sometimes in a can't-win situation -- case in point: going south down Northville Rd. approaching 5 Mile West (just north of the C&O overpass). The road widens into 2 southbound lanes. If I get into the right lane, cars in the right lane trying to turn west onto 5 Mile honk because I'm in their way. If I get into the middle of the two lanes, so I'm not blocking people turning right, invariably someone in the left lane honks, saying, "why the hell are you out in the middle of the road?"

And if I ride on the bike path alongside Northville Rd. in that spot, invariably the cars turning right aren't looking out for me when I cross 5 Mile, or if I'm going north, cars turning south onto Northville Rd from 5 Mile don't see me. I could be in the right but dead right. All 4 times I've been hit by cars (even riding on a sidewalk!) it was because they weren't paying attention and didn't see me (and weren't expecting me).

So I try to minimize confrontations with vehicles by blowing red lights occasionally and getting away from the vehicles, especially those turning.
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SW wrote:
PlymouthStationGuy wrote:Why do bicyclists think they have a right to blow through red lights Just because they want to keep that pace going
Sometimes I do it just to get away from traffic. Not saying it's right, though.

I feel like I'm in a gray area when riding. Not quite a pedestrian, but not quite a vehicle. Sometimes in a can't-win situation -- case in point: going south down Northville Rd. approaching 5 Mile West (just north of the C&O overpass). The road widens into 2 southbound lanes. If I get into the right lane, cars in the right lane trying to turn west onto 5 Mile honk because I'm in their way. If I get into the middle of the two lanes, so I'm not blocking people turning right, invariably someone in the left lane honks, saying, "why the hell are you out in the middle of the road?"

And if I ride on the bike path alongside Northville Rd. in that spot, invariably the cars turning right aren't looking out for me when I cross 5 Mile, or if I'm going north, cars turning south onto Northville Rd from 5 Mile don't see me. I could be in the right but dead right. All 4 times I've been hit by cars (even riding on a sidewalk!) it was because they weren't paying attention and didn't see me (and weren't expecting me).

So I try to minimize confrontations with vehicles by blowing red lights occasionally and getting away from the vehicles, especially those turning.
Steve what i am say is this I have the green light to go north on Northville Rd and some Bike rider desides to go through the red and keeps going on Hines drive heading east or west cause he or she does not want to stop. and there is no cars making a right on red.Thats what I am talking about
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I know. I was just offering some random thoughts. Your comment gave me the opportunity to.
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why do I always get stuck with HIM!!!

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Vision going, Can't see keybo..a...r...d.................. :D

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Why is it when government says we have to change it costs us more fees and taxes but government officials never have to share in the pain
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Is a zebra white with black stripes or balck with white stripes :?
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