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Old 03-15-2019, 09:12 AM
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Learn to walk on the correct side of the street.
If there is a sidewalk, use it!
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:24 AM
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I am not sure what you are talking about or what you consider the correct side of the street?
But with all the adult consumption of alcohol and poor driving skills and aging community, i would only feel comfortable with walking toward the traffic coming at me.
JMHO
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Old 03-15-2019, 10:06 AM
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For every person walking there is one less car, bike, or golf car on the roads so why complain about how they are walking, how bad can they be?
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Old 03-15-2019, 10:42 AM
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These threads always turn stupid
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:24 PM
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Even the term,"an accident," is incorrect. Almost every,"accident,"
is avoidable.

All you can truly control is what you are doing. You cannot control what the other person is doing.

As my long departed father used to say-expect them to do the stupidest possible thing because that is exactly what they are going to do.
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:38 PM
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Okay Grumpy.


Love, Sneezy.
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:45 PM
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I know what you're talking about. There has a been a woman running on Odell Circle in the golf cart lane facing traffic. But there's a sidewalk that runs the entire length of Odell on the other side of street. Why is she putting her life...and those of the people in the carts...in danger?
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:49 PM
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I was running along the multi-model by 466 this morning around 08.45, facing traffic, when a woman barrelling along in a gas cart (estimated speed 25mph) failed to move over, forcing me on to the grass (luckily it wasn't a hedge at that point).

Other times I have been on the split section of that path and carts have moved over but continued at 25+mph

Most people move over AND slow down but there are always some idiots who forget they have a steering wheel and brakes.

In some circumstances (usually if I would have no place to escape to) I run with the traffic - it gives the driver much more time to see me and take evasive action. In 40 years of running I have never been hit from behind whereas, if I hadn't jumped out of the way, I would certainly have been hit from the front on many occasions.

So, while I try to obey the "law" I adapt to take account of the (thankfully) few selfish idiots that are out there.
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:59 PM
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I was running along the multi-model by 466 this morning around 08.45, facing traffic, when a woman barrelling along in a gas cart (estimated speed 25mph) failed to move over, forcing me on to the grass (luckily it wasn't a hedge at that point).

Other times I have been on the split section of that path and carts have moved over but continued at 25+mph

Most people move over AND slow down but there are always some idiots who forget they have a steering wheel and brakes.

In some circumstances (usually if I would have no place to escape to) I run with the traffic - it gives the driver much more time to see me and take evasive action. In 40 years of running I have never been hit from behind whereas, if I hadn't jumped out of the way, I would certainly have been hit from the front on many occasions.

So, while I try to obey the "law" I adapt to take account of the (thankfully) few selfish idiots that are out there.



ALWAYS run (or walk) facing traffic.............It only takes on idiot and unfortunately, there is more than one.


Be Safe!!
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Old 03-15-2019, 01:14 PM
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I was running along the multi-model by 466 this morning around 08.45, facing traffic, when a woman barrelling along in a gas cart (estimated speed 25mph) failed to move over, forcing me on to the grass (luckily it wasn't a hedge at that point).

Other times I have been on the split section of that path and carts have moved over but continued at 25+mph

Most people move over AND slow down but there are always some idiots who forget they have a steering wheel and brakes.

In some circumstances (usually if I would have no place to escape to) I run with the traffic - it gives the driver much more time to see me and take evasive action. In 40 years of running I have never been hit from behind whereas, if I hadn't jumped out of the way, I would certainly have been hit from the front on many occasions.

So, while I try to obey the "law" I adapt to take account of the (thankfully) few selfish idiots that are out there.
I don’t take no chances, I step off on the grass or up on the curve. Ever since I had some idiot swerve over and try to hit me. I don’t give them the chance.
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