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Video: Uncited Driver High-Fives Friend After Dooring Cyclist

Video: Uncited Driver High-Fives Friend After Dooring Cyclist

http://chicagoist.com/2016/09/16/cyclist_doored.php

...According to Jim Freeman, an attorney with the cycling-advocate firm Freeman Kevenides Law, the officer did not cite the driver or take her information “but told the bicyclist she could give him a ticket for not riding his bicycle in a bicycle lane.”

But as Freeman notes, there’s not an actual bike lane along that span of street, but “sharrows,” which clarify that cyclists are allowed in the road...

Edited by: Steve Zeldin - Sep-18-16 08:18 pm

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Re: Video: Uncited Driver High-Fives Friend After Dooring Cyclist

This incident is wrong on so many different levels.

I am an avid cyclist. I have been in my share of incidents, must admit that some of the early ones were my fault, but as I matured I learned to be a more responsible and aware cyclist.

I hope that they get the woman responsible for dooring the cyclist.

As important if not more important is to educate our law enforcement of the law and their responsibilities for helping to enforce the law and to ensure the safety of all people using the roads.

Niel

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