The enforcement of the bicycle rules and regulations in Cornwall is shameful. We see it every single day not just one but numerous infractions such as juveniles with no head gear,adults still riding on the sidewalks.
We have witnessed parents riding on the sidewalks with their children not wearing helmets. What kind of example is this setting. I understand that the police will be focusing on distracting drivers this week,all well and good but we should be enforcing bike safety which in my opinion is a major issue in this city.
I spoke with a bicycle police officer at Lamoureux Park during Ribfest and he stated that on the day before they gave a ticket to a bicycle rider for no sounding device,this is another major issue in this town. Just take a look councilors at the next bicycle you see and the bikes disregarding this rule is also shameful especially the spandex pro riders who are the worst offenders.
We have rules but the ability to enforce them is practically non existent. Let get serious and crack down on these offenders.
Earle Macpherson – Cornwall Ontario
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