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Bicycles on Roundabouts

Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 2:45pm
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Location: Mojacar

Today I was on the roundabout by the commercial centre, a group of about 10 bicycles came down from the Pueblo and ran strait onto the roundabout without slowing down causing me to brake vehicles coming onto a roundabout have to give way to vehicles from the right is this not the rule for bicycles 

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Alicia 11

Wed Oct 9, 2019 5:16pm

Posts: 7

Location: Mojacar

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Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 5:16pm

Of course the rules are the same for cyclists but they do not always obey them.  Sometimes they come down from the Pueblo faster than a car and can't stop even if they should!  An accident waiting to happen.

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chrisso50

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Wed Oct 9, 2019 11:04pm

Posts: 414

Location: Roquetas de Mar

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Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 11:04pm

In the U.K. give way to vehicles entering from the right. In Spain give way to vehicles entering from the left.

BooRo

Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:36am

Posts: 3

Location: Lubrín

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:36am

A group of cyclists is seen as one vehicle, so if the lead cyclist has entered the roundabout, the others can also enter it. I discovered this when living in Mallorca where herds of cyclists are a scourge at certain times of years....

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