Recumbent bicyclist hit from behind on Trace; investigation ongoing

There are 1 comment on the The Clarion-Ledger story from Aug 12, 2013, titled Recumbent bicyclist hit from behind on Trace; investigation ongoing. In it, The Clarion-Ledger reports that:

The injury of a recumbent bicyclist Saturday on the Natchez Trace Parkway, hit by a driver who told rangers she never saw him, drives home the need for motorists and cyclists alike to watch for those who share the road with them, officials and bicycling enthusiasts say.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Clarion-Ledger.

“Uzi Does It”

Since: Nov 08

UZILAND

#1 Aug 13, 2013
I try to be very alert when driving, I watch for pedestrians, bicyclists, other motorists, traffic hazards, etc. However, I have noticed while coming up from behind a recumbent bike recently, that they don't profile and register to a motorist the same as another person on a bike because of their lower profile. You can say to motorists be more alert, but the fact is that if you're less likely to be seen, you need to quit thinking of entitlement and start thinking about making yourself more visible.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Jackson Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Angela Thomas and Richard a Beebe 3 hr Ben an carmen 1
News The 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S. Are Mo... (Nov '10) Mon Chuck 19,892
Ms Highway Patrol May 3 Calhoon Mayes 1
News Mississippi sex offender got free ride from jai... May 3 FR MCKEE 1
Wanted good used car or truck $1400.00 must pas... May 2 Frank 1
Total Transportation Not Good to Work For (Dec '13) May 1 Hopefully 79
Casino and hotel liquidation sale in tunica Mis... Apr 30 frank 1
More from around the web

Jackson People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]