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#1 Post by eastanglianbiker » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:16 pm

this has got to be worth signing as its something that can affect any one of us at any time https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/201589

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#2 Post by Joeman » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:22 pm

Signed :thumb:
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#3 Post by JRH » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:35 pm

Done. :thumb:
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#4 Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:36 pm

It's a good idea but if you want MPs to consider a petition is needs to be something more than anecdotal evidence of what one person sees. As it stands that is unlikely to be taken very seriously.

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#5 Post by eastanglianbiker » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:38 pm

Mississippi Bullfrog wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:36 pm
It's a good idea but if you want MPs to consider a petition is needs to be something more than anecdotal evidence of what one person sees. As it stands that is unlikely to be taken very seriously.
if you dont sign it then you will never know its not my petition i have just shared it

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#6 Post by raesewell » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:13 pm

Whilst I think it's a good idea, online petitions very rarely make it to Parliament and even rarer that legislation is past.
My prediction is, it will never get off of the ground. :oops:

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#7 Post by Takanta » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:40 pm

I shall sign it!
I can't even remember what I was laughing at .

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#8 Post by TC1474 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:00 pm

No point.

Even if Government debate it, DSA will ignore it as they will just state that they are the licencing and testing authority for the UK and they will not be dictated to, and even if they did debate and impliment something, do you honestly think people would take notice or that ot would make a difference?

No it woudn't.

How many people continue to read the Highway Code once they have passed their theory test?

How many people have ignored the publicity about lane hogging, using mobile phones, tailgating and the like?

I would be delighted to be proved wrong, but given my involvement with Government and road safety bodies in the past, I doubt it.

So, I am not signing. I see no point unfortunately
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#9 Post by Joeman » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:11 pm

Lane hogging annoys me. I want to put a banner hanging from motorway bridges to remind people we drive on the left in this country!
I was thinking of starting a petition to have the UK.gov force the powers that be to put the signs up officially
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#10 Post by bonio » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:19 pm

I agree with all the arguments for not signing, but I still signed. I reckon it's worthwhile, just because it might raise public awareness a bit. And as a bonus I got in a vote number 3000 :D
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#11 Post by raesewell » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:20 pm

Well technically Joe we don't drive on the left, we pass to the left. :?

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#12 Post by Joeman » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:36 pm

raesewell wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:20 pm
Well technically Joe we don't drive on the left, we pass to the left. :?
That will confuse the great unwashed even more!! Lol
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#13 Post by raesewell » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:41 pm

Glad to be of assistance :D

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#14 Post by SlowBusa » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:03 pm

Done

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#15 Post by Six30 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:14 pm

What's wrong with with vaping in a car :roll:
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