In cycling hub of Fairfax, police cra...

In cycling hub of Fairfax, police crack down on stop-sign runners

There are 6 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Jul 6, 2012, titled In cycling hub of Fairfax, police crack down on stop-sign runners. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

"Although we are a bike-friendly town, we cannot continue to tolerate the lawlessness of these bicyclists, who in groups of 10s and 20s, roll through these stop signs," Fairfax police Chief Christopher Morin said.

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Right ON

Oakland, CA

#1 Jul 8, 2012
I am glad to see someone is stepping up! I am sick and tired of the bicyclist thinking they rule the world. How many of them have to get hurt or killed before they realize they do not rule the road. I hope every last one of them get tickets against their license.
Steph

Mill Valley, CA

#2 Jul 12, 2012
Ever since the media reported that the cops will be cracking down on stop-sign runners, I've truly noticed a lot more cyclists stopping at stop signs around town. i hope this continues and that people try to be aware of their surroundings. not to sound hippie, cos I'm not, but we all have to exist and get around safely.
A Thought

Vacaville, CA

#3 Jul 12, 2012
Cyclists seem to forget that sharing the road means them too.
Steph

Mill Valley, CA

#4 Jul 12, 2012
A Thought wrote:
Cyclists seem to forget that sharing the road means them too.
gee, that's an original thought. new material please!

i get annoyed when i see packs of roadies blowing through stop signs, that really paints a bad picture for law abiding cyclists. that being said, i was happy to see a dozen riders actually stop at the stop sign today.:)(i live at a stop sign and witness this stuff).
A Thought

Vacaville, CA

#5 Jul 13, 2012
Steph wrote:
<quoted text>
gee, that's an original thought. new material please!
i get annoyed when i see packs of roadies blowing through stop signs, that really paints a bad picture for law abiding cyclists. that being said, i was happy to see a dozen riders actually stop at the stop sign today.:)(i live at a stop sign and witness this stuff).
Gee... WHy so mean?
Steph

San Rafael, CA

#6 Jul 16, 2012
A Thought wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee... WHy so mean?
not meant to be mean, sorry. that phrase just sounds like a broken record sometimes.
the situation is frustrating for sure.......hot topic!

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