Windsorite.ca is reporting another hit and run. A cyclist was struck by vehicle on Tecumseh Road East around 7:47pm Friday evening. The vehicle, described as a red Dodge pickup truck, drove off immediately, without checking on the well being of the downed cyclist. The collision occurred...

A couple of weeks ago, a private member's bill was introduced by NDP Cheri DiNovo in Ottawa detailing the need for a province wide enforcement of the "3 Foot Passing Law". The by-law would require leaving at least three feet of space between a car and a bike while passing. We posted about it on bikewindsor.com last week here. Of course, the bill was met with opposition. Here in the city, someone wrote a letter to the editor of the Star, claiming that following this rule would be impossible to enforce and follow. Some choice phrases from the letter are...
Certainly, the roads have become more congested here, and it makes no sense that Wynne would throw her support behind a bill that will be impossible to enforce... Move over three feet on most streets to accommodate a bike and you'll either cut off a vehicle travelling parallel, or end up swerving into oncoming traffic. Slow to a crawl so a bike can pass and you'll cause a chain reaction of fender benders. It's an accident waiting to happen... Other streets don't lend themselves to a makeover, and they simply should not be used by cyclists... If this bill passes, it will put drivers in a position where they have no choice but to break the law... They must not ride on streets that are too tight to simultaneously accommodate vehicles and bikes. It's dangerous and foolish to try...
Regular bikewindsor reader Luke Weiler wrote a response to the Star; continue reading to find out what he said...