Bicyclists Running Red Lights

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    Don't bicycle riders have to stop for red lights? Around my neck of the woods, I rarely see a bicyclist stop for a red light. They simply make sure they aren't going to get hit and then ride right on through.

    Does anyone know of a bicyclist ever getting a ticket for running a red light?
     
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    Yes, I have seen it. I have even seen the police take them to the station for identification when they did not have ID.
     
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    A paintball gun works well on the rude bikers.
     
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    OMG it was GREAT. Sitting at the light and this bike just rolls thought the red light. Here come the reds lights and siren and they pulled him over and gave him a ticket!!! wooohoo!

    And they all wonder why they get run over. I am rather sick of them.
     
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    I always hear the bicycle advocates yelling to "share the road". I always yell back, (usually at my radio or TV) "obey the traffic laws"!
     
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    Personally, when I ride my bike, I never stop for red lights unless the traffic is super heavy. Traffic laws do not apply to me when I am riding my bike. Good luck catching me Mr Policeman. I ride a mountain bike bitches- I'll go off road!! :lol:

    Yeah, I know. I am a law breaker!!
     
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    So if Zander suddenly vanishes from here one day we will know what happened. He became a hood ornament on an SUV.

    The ones who think it can never happne to me are just amazing.
     
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    I'll take my chances....I'm cool like that.
     
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    I am pretty bad about stop signs, but I respect red lights.

    And rude bikers are a huge problem. They cause huge problems for the rest of the biking community.

    There was a very bad problem here because of some bikers being bad citizens in one of the local cemeteries. They were using it as an alternative route because there are no bike paths from Terwilliger to Macadam. They are now banned from there because some jerkass rode through a funeral and sent the widow to the hospital.

    So Zander, you will get no sympathy when the cop pulls you over.
     
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    I've never seen a rude bicyclist. It sounds like an oxymoron.

    As far as I am concerned, Automobile drivers are the real danger. Between texting, reading, putting on makeup, and shaving their bikini area, it is almost impossible to get their attention. Leave the bike riders alone.
     

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