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#1 2017-11-10 23:00:08

owlman
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Cyclist hit by a car on 620 gets a ticket for riding on the shoulder

Talk about adding insult to injury...


http://cbsaustin.com/news/local/austin- … hit-by-car

K-EYE wrote:

An Austin cyclist is recovering from being hit by a car on N FM 620. After the accident he was cited by Austin Police for riding on the shoulder.
On October 29th, Steven Todack said he had plans to ride his bike 100 miles. He said he only made it about a mile and half when he was struck by a car attempting to make a left into the parking lot of St. Thomas Catholic Church.
Todack suffered injuries to his shoulder that left his arm in a sling, and he broke his finger.

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#2 2017-11-11 00:25:02

MichaelBluejay
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Re: Cyclist hit by a car on 620 gets a ticket for riding on the shoulder

Driver illegally hits law-abiding cyclist, cyclist gets the ticket.  Yep, that's the very *definition* of "bike-friendly city".

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