Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Originally Posted by Looigi
I'm and avid cyclists and I don't have the interest or attention span to watch that. I kinda doubt uninterested motorists will either......
Thanks, I thought it was just me. This has the tone of preaching to the choir, and might make a small difference at the fringes, though those who will respond aren't th problem, and those who are the problem will yawn and tune out well before it's finished.
Emotional appeals only work for those who have a heart, but those people probably already don't want to hit bikes. Otherwise, as a rule the only people who ever have epiphanies after a tragedies are those directly involved.
If we want to use PSAs to reduce fatalities they need to be short and on point, singling out specific actions and showing how they lead to bad ends.
An ounce of diagnosis is worth a pound of cure.
“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
“One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions”
- Adm Grace Murray Hopper - USN
WARNING, I'm from New York. Thin skinned people should maintain safe distance