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Photo number: 91029

Photo #91029

Trafford Wharf Road near Manchester. Also near Imperial War Museum North and Media City Unlawful 'cyclists dismount' signs. TfGM are building tram lines that do not allow cycle carriage. during the construction phase there appears to be NO attempt to ensure Contractors behave responsibly and get legal. Please allow cyclists to ride and car drivers to get out and push ! To avoid the choice of cyclists dismounting or drivers pushing: Place sign no overtaking of cyclists passed roadworks (this method is used in other parts of G MCR). Where access is permitted for motor vehicles, 'Cyclist Dismount' signs should not be used" (DfT TAL 15/99) [pdf] The only situation where cyclists
should be advised to dismount is where the
carriageway is closed off but the footway
remains open. See also #68154

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