Comment 106547

By John Neary (registered) | Posted December 03, 2014 at 13:01:26 in reply to Comment 106542

I'd really love to know what "failure to yield' means here. Either (1) the cyclist did something that would be an offense even in the absence of a cycle track, and is justified in being charged, or (2) the cyclist did not do anything that would be an offense on a typical street with mixed traffic, but is being charged because 'he/she shouldn't be in the car lane.' The first is appropriate; the second is not. Being antisocial (e.g. refusing to use the cycle track) is not a crime, and doesn't automatically put you at fault in a collision.

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