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Petition To Reduce diesel spills

monkimarkmonkimark Posts: 737
edited July 2013 in Campaign
Saw this on a motorbike site i visit and thought it might be relevant here:
http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/42160

I'm reasonably new to road biking and I've never hit a diesel patch but I imagine it's just as dangerous and unnerving as it is on a motorbike - 23mm tyres have little enough grip without buses and lorries laying down a film of lubricant across the road as well.

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  • MountainMonsterMountainMonster Posts: 7,423
    I have yet to have a problem with Diesel spills anywhere I have cycled.
  • onumnosonumnos Posts: 22
    I think the petition is utterly pointless but as a cyclist/ m/cyclist who frequently (& gingerly :lol: ) negotiates a roundabout that has a filling station adjacent to it an all too real problem.

    Plus in the recent heat if the spill doesn't get you the fumes will :?
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