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09-27-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By JW Fas

The disciplinary challenge here is two-fold. On...

The disciplinary challenge here is two-fold. On one hand the 16-year-old needs to be punished for his actions. On the other hand, his parents bear responsibility for not raising him properly.
My...
09-26-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By JW Fas

I wonder if the attorney his father hires will...

I wonder if the attorney his father hires will use the "affluenza" approach.
09-24-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By JW Fas

In the UK if the registered owner doesn't say who...

In the UK if the registered owner doesn't say who was driving at the time of the incident, they are still convicted of Failure to Identify/Nominate. It's a 660 fine plus court fees, which is pretty...
09-24-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By JW Fas

E-bikes are just another example of what happens...

E-bikes are just another example of what happens when an average person can suddenly become powerful. Inevitably, they will not understand the responsibility that comes with it.
09-22-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By JW Fas

I'd rather the motorist put on a fake persona if...

I'd rather the motorist put on a fake persona if it means they behave lawfully than have them intentionally run me over just so I can cackle, "See what I mean?!"
09-21-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By JW Fas

The motorist didn't notice your camera because...

The motorist didn't notice your camera because it's mounted to your handlebars where it's hidden. If you want people to see it, mount it to your helmet. This is also an advantageous position for...
09-02-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By JW Fas

Of the two times I've been hit I had to go to the...

Of the two times I've been hit I had to go to the ER after the first one. A witness offered to hold my bike until I got home.
Maintaining composure can be difficult, especially since your adrenaline...
09-01-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,110
Posted By JW Fas

The article describes that as a "protected bike...

The article describes that as a "protected bike lane". I don't consider it protected unless there is a hard physical barrier separating it from the standard travel lane.
08-27-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,127
Posted By JW Fas

Flirt with them, ask for their phone number, and...

Flirt with them, ask for their phone number, and suggest to have a rendezvous later. Make it really uncomfortable for them.
08-27-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,604
Posted By JW Fas

This represents a classic example of deflection...

This represents a classic example of deflection intended to derail the conversation and not offer anything constructive. Guess what? Enacting actual laws or amending existing ones won't stop the...
08-18-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,604
Posted By JW Fas

We need to stop calling them accidents in the...

We need to stop calling them accidents in the first place. An accident implies no one was at fault. The NHTSA found that 94% of crashes are due to human error.
07-30-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By JW Fas

Are you sure you were paying attention?

Are you sure you were paying attention?
07-30-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By JW Fas

I've gotten the minute-long horn blast. I treated...

I've gotten the minute-long horn blast. I treated it like comedy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxZ8ZVOzXQ0
07-05-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By JW Fas

I can't imagine these having any effect. People...

I can't imagine these having any effect. People don't read license plates unless they have a reason to read them. They would sooner read a bumper sticker at a red light than a license plate.
06-10-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,844
Posted By JW Fas

Considering the defendant pled guilty and struck...

Considering the defendant pled guilty and struck a deal, 40 years is a pretty good sentence. Even if he does make parole after 16 years, he will be missing his highest earning years in the workforce,...
04-02-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By JW Fas

The fact he had to tell his audience he was using...

The fact he had to tell his audience he was using sarcasm is a strong indicator he is no comic.
03-26-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By JW Fas

Now if only Missouri would finally pass a blanket...

Now if only Missouri would finally pass a blanket ban on handheld devices while driving...
03-24-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By JW Fas

First Trail Verdict Assigning 100% Fault To The Passenger Who Did The Dooring

https://www.bikelaw.com/2021/03/dooring-bicyclist/

While such a verdict should have been delivered years ago, it's a big win because it establishes a legal precedent that cyclists should not be...
04-06-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,838
Posted By JW Fas

I wish I could find the video, but there was...

I wish I could find the video, but there was footage from a cyclist on a MUP where he began to overtake a headphones-wearing runner, and despite giving that runner plenty of room they abruptly made a...
03-30-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By JW Fas

You could say the same about laws prohibiting...

You could say the same about laws prohibiting murder and r4p3, but evidently it's not obvious to everyone.

While adding laws doesn't prevent the unsavory behavior, by having no law you can't...
03-30-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By JW Fas

In a vacuum the idea of bike lanes is nice....

In a vacuum the idea of bike lanes is nice. Practically speaking, I dislike them. They create this "us from them" mentality regarding motorists and cyclists. They can be very confusing to the typical...
03-25-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By JW Fas

And you don't have a dash cam for evidence and...

And you don't have a dash cam for evidence and insurance purposes because...?
03-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,730
Posted By JW Fas

Ford Invented Anti-Dooring Mirrors

I'm glad to see an auto manufacturer is finally exploring this technology.

https://youtu.be/W9RWdQK6oaY

Yes, the Dutch reach is free, but humans are notoriously unreliable. It is for this...
02-08-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,134
Posted By JW Fas

In one respect I oppose mandatory helmet laws...

In one respect I oppose mandatory helmet laws because they violate personal freedom, but then again I kinda hope this goes through so we can exercise malicious compliance. When every cyclist is...
02-02-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,922
Posted By JW Fas

Sure, she could be the millionaire next door, but...

Sure, she could be the millionaire next door, but how likely is that scenario? Either way, your response misses the point. You're predicating a semblance of justice off the remote chance the...
01-24-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,922
Posted By JW Fas

Except now the victims' families have the only...

Except now the victims' families have the only recourse of suing for wrongful death. What exactly are they going to get from a woman driving a 2012 Honda Fit? I guarantee her insurance policy limits...
11-01-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,561
Posted By JW Fas

Drunk Driver Who Killed Two Gets 90 Years

This is an exception and not the norm, but it is very satisfying to see someone who kills cyclists get a punishment that fits the crime.
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10-25-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By JW Fas

I got the same pop-up you did on a regular...

I got the same pop-up you did on a regular browser window. Open an icognito window.
10-16-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 32,389
Posted By JW Fas

Cheaper than most insurance deductibles.

Cheaper than most insurance deductibles.
10-15-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 32,389
Posted By JW Fas

What would seal the deal for you?

What would seal the deal for you?
09-13-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 32,389
Posted By JW Fas

At least you've tried to strike a balance between...

At least you've tried to strike a balance between ignoring and confronting. I really hope no one here tries to be like this guy who goes around looking for altercations:
...
09-09-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

Of course electronics fail, but do they fail at a...

Of course electronics fail, but do they fail at a higher rate than human judgment? Hell no. Here in the states the NHTSA found that 94% of all crashes are due to human error. I'll take the electronic...
09-08-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

Game, set, match.

Game, set, match.
09-07-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

Your argument is based off a premise of current...

Your argument is based off a premise of current driving standards. If we instilled a culture that enforced better driving, this wouldn't be anywhere near as much of a worry. It's certainly easier...
09-06-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

More proficient motorists don't drive when...

More proficient motorists don't drive when they're tired, don't speed or go too fast for the conditions, don't distract themselves, and don't use drugs or alcohol prior.

Use airplane pilots as as...
09-05-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

We could do it every year, but that might be...

We could do it every year, but that might be overkill and place too much of a burden on state governments.
What in your opinion will raise proficiency? The way I see it the initial growing pains...
09-05-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

Note the clever sophistry here. A loaded question...

Note the clever sophistry here. A loaded question is being used to suggest that a specific incident already in the past could not be prevented by a wide-sweeping measure.

We all know 100% of...
09-05-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

It's not the clearest picture with the 720p...

It's not the clearest picture with the 720p video, but you can make out the rumble strips. The rest of the asphalt doesn't look the smoothest or cleanest either, so I can see why the cyclist chose...
09-05-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 30,068
Posted By JW Fas

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYMKp71vW-I

A news article also indicated he needed facial reconstructive surgery:...
09-01-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,191
Posted By JW Fas

Was it this? ...

Was it this?
https://twitter.com/HowsMyDrivingNY

I also like www.rate-driver.com .
08-31-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,191
Posted By JW Fas

r/funatparties

r/funatparties
08-31-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By JW Fas

I think it's a good database. If you make your...

I think it's a good database. If you make your local cops aware of it, they will likely use it to check if a motorist has a previous history of aggressive driving.
08-29-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

If someone close to you got killed by a texting...

If someone close to you got killed by a texting driver who could've been cited beforehand based on a citizen's independent video (and thus deterred from doing that again), I'm pretty sure you'd be...
08-28-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

It's interesting how you underlined and...

It's interesting how you underlined and emboldened that particular phrase, because states different infractions from crimes. Most moving violations are the former and only cross into being crimes at...
08-28-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

Don't deflect if you can't bolster the claims you...

Don't deflect if you can't bolster the claims you made. That's nothing short of intellectual dishonesty.
08-27-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

Why shouldn't it?

Why shouldn't it?
08-27-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

You need to start justifying your word salad. Let...

You need to start justifying your word salad. Let me show you examples in the UK where video led to citations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkibIdkfAxg&t=8s
...
08-27-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

This is the crux of my OP. Why can't we make it...

This is the crux of my OP. Why can't we make it easier to cite drivers who commit infractions that are known for leading to fatalities based on video evidence alone? If you have the plate and their...
08-27-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

If you get caught on video breaking a law and the...

If you get caught on video breaking a law and the cops mail you a ticket, what rights are being violated?
08-26-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By JW Fas

We're talking criminal charges, which are the...

We're talking criminal charges, which are the only kind used in this context.



Anyone can file a complaint; everyone knows that. Not everyone can formally file (AKA "press" for those who watch...
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