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Old 10-16-12, 04:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Carusoswi View Post
queeried the cyclist


The cyclist knows (should know) there are pedestrians and inattentive photographers/tourists) on the bridge (especially, if they have used the route multiple times).

Yes, you are both wrong but the cyclist has a larger responsibility (operating a faster vehicle). It's common that collisions between people are the result of errors made by both people. The second person has a responsibility to react to try to avoid a collision.

Originally Posted by Carusoswi View Post
Is it justifiable for a cyclist or auto driver to strike a pedestrian who is "J" walking?
The law doesn't allow you to choose to run somebody over. Everybody has a requirement/responsibility to work at avoiding collisions (with people/cars/things).

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