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Originally Posted by Aardwolf View Post
In the Highway Code it says "must" and "must not" when it's a legal requirement (it also mentions which law) - and you get prosecuted by the plod if you don't follow those bits.
If you don't follow the other 'advice' bits you're in danger of "reckless driving" which is a catch all for "being an a**hole" and you also get prosecuted.
Do either too many times and your license is taken away for a period of time.


Apparently there's now a hierarchy of risk:
  1. Pedestrians
  2. Cyclists
  3. Horse riders
  4. Motorcyclists
  5. Cars/taxis
  6. Vans/minibuses
  7. Large passenger vehicles/heavy goods vehicles
From https://www.which.co.uk/news/2022/01...the-new-rules/.
So that means it's up to horses (or their riders if they're cleverer) to avoid stomping on bicycles.
I don't see dogs on that list, but they should have put cats at the top.
seems that not only capable speed is a factor, but also weight of the moving object. Or, they're just stereotyping, discriminating, & have prejudice when deciding the "hierarchy" ?

Some cyclists probably are less heavier than peds.
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