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One-Liner Wednesday – Share The Road!


These signs that say “Share the Road (with bicycles)” recently went up in the middle of some of the streets in my neighbourhood.

What they should say is “Share the Road with Bicycles except where these stupid signs are because there’s no way you’ll both fit on the road unless you’re willing to drive your car on the wrong side of the street, which isn’t a good idea at all, so go ahead and run the cyclist over.”


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Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

44 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Share The Road!

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  7. You’re lucky we have to share the foot paths and pavements (you call them sidewalks) with bicycles!!


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  11. These remind me of the signs I once saw on a school trip to the British Museum. They were tiny and planted right in the middle of the large grassy area outside the museum where we ate our lunch.

    Because they were so small it as impossible to read them from the bench we were sitting on, so I walked over to see what they said.

    You guessed it; “Keep off the grass”

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  13. Ha! Here in Buffalo, the geniuses decided to paint bicycle pictures in the middle of the right driving lane on Main Street. Most bicyclists realize that they still need to stay over along the parking lane, especially during rush hour. But there’s one young lady who consistently decides that the right driving lane is, in fact, the bicycle lane (after all the picture says so, right?), so she determinedly peddles down the middle of the lane during morning rush hour, forcing everyone to either stay behind her at 3 mph or try to merge into the already full left driving lane. I doubt that the helmet she wears is really going to protect her forever.


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  21. We had some put up in the middle of the street. All that work and they had to take them down due to many complaints. More signs seldom solve problems.


    • They’re going to have to take them down for the snowplows anyway. Maybe if enough people complain they won’t put them back up again.
      And you’re right – I doubt they solve anything. Any driver who doesn’t share the road with a bike shouldn’t be driving.

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  24. What’s that thing they say about good intentions? Good idea. Poor execution


  25. You gotta wonder who thought this one made sense…


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  27. We don’t have those signs where I live yet, but we do we do have drivers who crowd out the bikers.
    Not so many bikers now that the snow has arrived though!
    Happy Wednesday!


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