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10-16-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,531
Posted By JW Fas

Cheaper than most insurance deductibles.

Cheaper than most insurance deductibles.
10-15-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,531
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: 220
Views: 19,531
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: 17,477
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: 17,477
Posted By JW Fas

Game, set, match.

Game, set, match.
09-07-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,477
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: 17,477
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: 17,477
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: 17,477
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: 17,477
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: 17,477
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: 2,177
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: 2,177
Posted By JW Fas

r/funatparties

r/funatparties
08-31-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
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: 2,849
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: 2,849
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: 2,849
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: 2,849
Posted By JW Fas

Why shouldn't it?

Why shouldn't it?
08-27-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
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: 2,849
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: 2,849
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: 2,849
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...
08-26-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By JW Fas

This is part of the problem. Civilians cannot...

This is part of the problem. Civilians cannot file charges. Only prosecuting attorneys can, and if the police won't do anything, you're up the creek. The whole point of my post was to remove barriers...
08-25-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,413
Posted By JW Fas

I wonder if you would use this same sort of...

I wonder if you would use this same sort of reasoning with victims of violent crimes.

Unlike nature where sharks adapted to ocean environments, we put the "sharks" (cars) into the water decades...
08-25-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By JW Fas

Making It Easier To Prosecute

Aside from enacting friendlier laws, I would love it for every state to make it easier to prosecute existing ones. In the United Kingdom a cyclist can get a motorist cited merely by sending the...
08-19-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,316
Posted By JW Fas

We don't penalize bad behavior in a car anywhere...

We don't penalize bad behavior in a car anywhere harshly enough. Stuff like distracted driving now accounts for 25% of all crashes yet is met with low fines and a few points. You're more likely to...
08-03-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,531
Posted By JW Fas

I didn't imply you were. I made my follow-up...

I didn't imply you were. I made my follow-up statement as clarification that I wasn't endorsing the use of broken ceramic since it is certainly more efficient at breaking tempered glass.



This...
08-03-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,531
Posted By JW Fas

Broken ceramic shards like the ones you find in...

Broken ceramic shards like the ones you find in an old spark plug work a lot better, though I'm not condoning this. You don't respond to negligence by damaging someone's property.
08-01-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,531
Posted By JW Fas

I've rarely been harassed since I started running...

I've rarely been harassed since I started running a helmet camera, but on the occasion it does happen I try to pretend they don't exist. If that doesn't work, I play dumb to the point where they get...
07-27-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,138
Posted By JW Fas

Did this study account for lane positioning? The...

Did this study account for lane positioning? The distance at which I get passed corresponds directly to whether I take up more of the lane (good passes) or ride far to the right (close passes). If...
07-16-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,685
Posted By JW Fas

Those doubting the authenticity of the event...

Those doubting the authenticity of the event could have done a little cursory searching. They would have seen the police report filed by the uploader, the tweet by the lawyer's employer (Clinesmith...
07-13-19, 06:12 PM
07-13-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,685
Posted By JW Fas

It should be noted I'm not the cammer. The video...

It should be noted I'm not the cammer. The video was originally uploaded by a guy named Ryan Lawber, and he was assaulted by a lawyer named Laurence Van Der Horst. This lawyer litigates nursing home...
07-13-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,685
Posted By JW Fas

Getting your bar association card revoked in three easy steps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbdwG8R7HFA

It's baffling an attorney would do this, especially admitting to battery on camera. Good luck retaining your license to practice.
07-06-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,682
Posted By JW Fas

This horn seems to be fairly effective: ...

This horn seems to be fairly effective:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5brcvKbvk0c
07-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,282
Posted By JW Fas

Please Share This When I'm Killed By Someone Driving A Car

This video was too good not to share. It hits close to home for all of us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQO4Dnlwcg0
07-04-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,547
Posted By JW Fas

The cement truck owner said there are "too many...

The cement truck owner said there are "too many bikes on the road".
...
07-02-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,875
Posted By JW Fas

Brightly colored clothing doesn't make a world of...

Brightly colored clothing doesn't make a world of difference, especially compared to reflective high-vis attire.

https://youtu.be/mKc4qPm7FRI
07-02-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,189
Posted By JW Fas

Our states need to mimic what happens in the UK....

Our states need to mimic what happens in the UK. I've seen cyclists send police videos of them catching drivers using their phones at the wheel, and that is enough to convict them and award a 600...
06-07-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,389
Posted By JW Fas

Fewer kids are playing outside or exercising in...

Fewer kids are playing outside or exercising in general, which worries healthcare professionals everywhere.
06-07-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,423
Posted By JW Fas

Point of comparison: A Cannondale Multisport 2000...

Point of comparison: A Cannondale Multisport 2000 from the year 2000 was about $2200 MSRP. According to the CPI Inflation Calculator, the same exact bike today would run you $3330. Now, that bike had...
06-07-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,741
Posted By JW Fas

Now if only we can see these penalties when the...

Now if only we can see these penalties when the victims are ordinary citizens.
06-04-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,701
Posted By JW Fas

Or, insurance companies will charge nominal...

Or, insurance companies will charge nominal pricing for AVs and make manually controlled vehicles prohibitively expensive to insure. That seems to be the more likely scenario given insurance...
06-04-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,463
Posted By JW Fas

In Missouri the best law is really a combination...

In Missouri the best law is really a combination of two adjacent statutes. 307.190 and 307.191

"307.190. Every person operating a bicycle or motorized bicycle at less than the posted speed or...
06-04-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,996
Posted By JW Fas

It is a bit unrealistic to want really long...

It is a bit unrealistic to want really long battery life unless you carry a beefy battery (weight penalty). The Cycliq Fly12 comes to mind as having a very good battery life, but it's not a light...
06-02-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,701
Posted By JW Fas

How did you arrive at this?

How did you arrive at this?
05-25-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,119
Posted By JW Fas

The colloquial phrase "press charges" is a...

The colloquial phrase "press charges" is a misstatement since civilians can't file charges; only district attorneys can. However, the cops and/or prosecuting attorney will sometimes take the victim's...
05-25-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,177
Posted By JW Fas

I never understood the appeal of announcing to...

I never understood the appeal of announcing to the world you're no longer participating. Just disappear gracefully. Why make a big song and dance over it? Is it so you can inevitably get roasted and...
05-25-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,119
Posted By JW Fas

If I'm reasonably certain the act was...

If I'm reasonably certain the act was intentional, I'd definitely push the prosecutor to file charges. You won't get the motorist culture to change until you start making an example of people.
05-25-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 20,970
Posted By JW Fas

https://whotv.com/2019/05/24/caught-on-camera-car-...

https://whotv.com/2019/05/24/caught-on-camera-car-appears-to-intentionally-sideswipe-bicyclist-near-indianola/

Multiple eyewitnesses, but none helped or gave testimony (once again, no legal...
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