Letters to The Province: Sidewalks are for strolling — it's within the identify

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We live in numerous occasions. As youngsters, we rode bikes on the highway and knew the foundations of the highway. Keep to the fitting, look ahead to vehicles, use hand alerts for turning, look and acknowledge drivers in order that they know what you’re doing and have seen you. Now there are bikes, e-bikes, electrical scooters and skateboards that “drive” on sidewalks and thru frequent strolling areas comparable to markets. Sidewalks are simply that — for strolling. It’s within the identify.

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If you’re using a car that goes sooner than a strolling tempo it is advisable to be on the road. If you’re a slower car like a motorbike or scooter, then it’s in your greatest curiosity to know the foundations of the highway and put on applicable security gear to remain secure. If the highway is just too slim, with no lane for slower site visitors and appears unsafe, then use the sidewalk at a “strolling tempo” and be careful for teenagers, seniors, strollers, canines and individuals who aren’t anticipating “autos.”

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Educate your youngsters the foundations earlier than you give them a motorbike or scooter to maintain themselves and everybody else secure. That is about their and different folks’s lives. Grownup bikers/boarders/scooter riders ought to know higher, so do higher and set an excellent instance. Getting a name from the hospital or have police at your door isn’t any enjoyable for anybody. Keep secure.

Sandra Williams, Port Coquitlam

Re: Why everybody ought to salute the Invictus Video games 

It was nice to see and browse the article on the Invictus Video games in Sunday’s paper. What the creator failed to say for no matter purpose is that the video games have been based by Prince Harry. Additionally too dangerous is the dearth of TV protection of the video games, however there may be an admittedly uncooked collection all in regards to the video games on Netflix referred to as The Coronary heart of Invictus. The occasion is inspiring to each rivals and viewers

Eric Huffey, Port Coquitlam


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