CAFÉ-DÉBAT - mardi 13 mars 2018 - Are Cyclists a Danger to Our Roads?
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DATE / LEVELS
- Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018
- Intermediate to Advanced
TIME / VENUE
- From 19h00 to 20h30
- Aix and Marseille
- Vivien Teague (Aix)
- Clifford Gee (Marseille)
QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE
Have you ever collided or had a near-miss accident with a cyclist? What happened?
How far do you think cyclists are more dangerous than pedestrians or drivers?
Why do cyclists feel they own the road & can ignore the Highway Code?
Do you think cyclists should be made to take a licence?
Charlie Alliston has gone to prison, did he deserve a custodial sentence?
How far do you feel that it’s the pedestrians, & not the cyclists, who are the more reckless?
What should the local authorities do to improve inner city transport safety?
How far would the extension of cycle lanes improve the situation?
In the U.K. the biggest rise in road fatalities is pedestrians in city centres; why do you think this is?
Would you agree to ban cyclists where cycle lanes do not exist?
How far do you feel that the situation is due to a lack of a cohesive transport policy by the local authorities?
In Germany they have cycle police. How would that work here in France?
go through a red light (v exp)
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