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Re: It's a miracle

14 March 2015 - 12:18am
I was once cycling past Speke (John Lennon) airport and clocking 40mph and the wind was still whistling past my ears!
To say I was glad I was travelling the same way as the wind would have been an understatement...

Re: Didn't know cyclists could be fined for speeding!

13 March 2015 - 11:19pm
By a similar logic "I put it to you m'lud that my client cannot be guilty of drink driving, as his car is not fitted with any device for measuring the alcohol content of his body"

I missed linking a more recent thread suggesting it's not just Royal Parks where cyclists may face enforceable speed limits.

Re: Didn't know cyclists could be fined for speeding!

13 March 2015 - 11:02pm
Bike aren't required by law to have speedometers so how can they enforce this. Any lawyer worth his salt would have that thrown out.

Re: Didn't know cyclists could be fined for speeding!

13 March 2015 - 10:20pm
I do not know whether Rory Palmer received any legal advice before choosing to enter a guilty plea.

Re: Didn't know cyclists could be fined for speeding!

13 March 2015 - 10:11pm
gaz wrote:I'd guess it remains untested in a courtroom.If it was tested, it wouldn't stand up.
There isn't a speed limit for running.

Re: Didn't know cyclists could be fined for speeding!

13 March 2015 - 10:03pm
Older thread with links to even earlier ones discussing ambiguities in the wordings of the bye-laws.

I'd guess it remains untested in a courtroom.

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