Auckland Transport conducted a survey of key intersections to ascertain who the worst red light runners were…and guess what…it’s road maggots.
The Herald in a series pushing the ‘rights’ of 2% of road users have released the details.
Cyclists accounted for 60 per cent of red-light runners surveyed at four Auckland intersections, the city’s transport authority has revealed.
Car drivers were responsible for 37 per cent of 360 red-light breaches observed by Auckland Transport, and buses, trucks and one motorcycle made up the balance.
Right, so those evil truck drivers, generally don;t run red lights…hmmm…while cyclists do…a lot. No wonder they get run over.
Those statistics still don’t stop the road maggot advocates pushing their agenda.
Cycle Action chairwoman Barbara Cuthbert said cars running lights exceeded cyclists at the K-Rd intersection.
She referred to a presentation by a senior Auckland Transport official which won an accolade at an engineering conference, noting many instances of red-light running by cyclists were left-hand turns or motivated by riders wanting to get a head-start on other vehicles for safety reasons.¬† Read more »