Drivers and cyclists develop distinct identities of themselves and others in ways that mirror the formation of ethnic identities. And on-road segregation runs the risk of reinforcing this process.
Trials found that 5% of offending drivers used a mobile phone with both hands while the vehicle was moving.
Trials of the program found about 5% of offending drivers used their mobile phone with both hands, while the vehicle was moving.
When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
Bumps in the road are dangerous, expensive and difficult to fix.
With Australian roads originally built and designed with only motorists in mind, drivers and cyclists are still learning to share.
Because Australian roads were built and designed with motorists in mind, it is easy for Australian motorists to feel cyclists are using 'their' roads and disrespecting the natural order.
In the battle for the road, bike riders come off second best.
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New South Wales' new tougher bike laws reveal an ongoing war of the roads.