Ban cyclists from public roads

Ban cyclists from public roads

What change do you want to make now to address the climate change crisis? Cyclists are a menace - they are selfish, delay traffic and cause accidents. Banning them from public roads would increase vehicle efficiency, let individuals and businesses go about their journeys faster and improve road safety. What do you need to make this change? Legislation


If the OP wishes to reduce traffic delay and accidents they should look at reducing the number of car drivers on the road, which are the primary cause of both delays and accidents. Incidentally one of the best ways of doing this is encouraging people to use other forms of transport (including cycling).

Ban the private car from public roads - they are selfish , delay traffic and cause accidents. 2-3 thousand killed every year in the UK ( countless other seriously injured ) by trauma and tens of thousands by air pollution . Motor traffic is the only area where CO2 emissions are increasing . It has to be tackled.

Car drivers are a menace - they are selfish, delay traffic and cause accidents. Banning them from public roads would increase vehicle efficiency, let individuals and businesses go about their journeys faster and improve road safety.

The only reason campaign for cycle paths exist is because drivers kill cyclists. This is a climate change engagement.

To begin with this idea is the opposite of addressing the crisis. Vehicle efficiency is impossible in a built up area as red lights cause constant accelerations and so reduce mpg Also this would increase the volume of traffic on the roads leading to more emotions as cyclists are forced to drive instead And cyclists don’t reduce road safety, it is the bad drivers who hit cyclists or other cars that lead to problems. Cyclists should just be given proper lanes in order to reduce any congestion/risk

Cyclists, horse riders, and pedestrians have for millennia the right to use ALL highways built for them. This should not end. As any objective investigation of crashes will confirm the major hazard on our roads is the way that motor vehicles are used. Deliver an independent crash investigation agency with a regulator to enforce action from the roads providers to minimise the number of crashes, and the damage they do. Safer & nicer streets actually result from removing motor traffic.

What a load of uninformed rubbish. What sources can you cite to prove your claims of "menace" "selfish" "delaying traffic" and "causing accidents"? Also - cyclists ARE traffic. As are pedestrians. Just because a person's transport is powered by a motor doesn't mean they have priority over active travel.

Active travel saves lives

Good idea, if cycle paths are provided cyclists should use them. Makes no sense they want money spent on cycle paths, and then not use them so the money is wasted! See it all the time

It is illegal for cyclists to be on footpaths. Pedestrians don’t want them on “their” footpaths. Now it seems that motorists don’t want them in “their” roads. There isn’t a viable, safe and convenient option for cyclists and “their” cycle paths are ill conceived and not joined up. What I actually think the proposer actually wants here is the extinction of cyclists and for the proposer to have full access to the roads themselves.

Obvious trolling suggestions lIke this should be deleted from this survey now, in real time, as it serves to seriously undermine the value of the exercise.

It's idiotic. A menace causing accidents? In the UK 40 people are killed every year *on footways and verges* by motor vehicles. Of people killed by people jumping traffic lights ~100% of them are killed by motor vehicles. Road danger comes from fast and heavy vehicles, not cycles.

sensible idea, roads are for cars. cyclists get in the way and slow everyone down

support. cyclists are self entitled and demand cycle paths then go out of their way to not use them and delay cars.

Completely support. Get these idiots off our roads so people can get moving again!

Cars are a menace - they are selfish, delay traffic and cause accidents. We should ban all cars from public roads to allow e-bikes and e-cargo bikes to go about their journeys faster and improve road safety.

i do believe they delay cars and increase emissions as a result

support i think - if the government spends money on cycle paths, we should have cyclists made to use them. otherwise its the worst of both worlds - money is spent building cycling infrastructure which usually takes space from cars and buses causing delays, as well as money. if cyclists then dont use that infrastructure, it means the money is wasted, we lose the potential benefits that could have come from investing that money elsewhere, and buses and cars are delayed by them using the road.

I think this is a bit too far. If a cycle path exists alongside a road, then cyclists should be banned from the road and required to use the cycle path. I know cyclists might complain, but they cant both argue for dedicated infrastructure, and then also want the right to cycle on roads for motor vehicles causing them to have to slow down and be delayed.

Hold up traffic - particularly groups or pairs of cyclists Need dedicated cycle routes and cycle paths Foreseen in the dual carriageway near the Kincardine Bridge, from 1936 where there are pavements and cycle tracks on both sides of the road

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