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Parking by double yellow lines

Parking by double yellow lines

| 11/06/2017 | 8 Comments
When do the rules for parking on double yellow lines not apply? I note that Hurley’s at Grand Harbour has yellow lines in front of the store, but there are always two or three cars parked (with no-one inside them) on the yellow lines. I saw a police car drive past them this week (having […] [...]

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Unsure about roundabout right of way

Unsure about roundabout right of way

| 27/02/2017 | 50 Comments
When exiting the Butterfield roundabout (by AL Thompson’s) heading to Camana Bay, who has right of way to merge, if two cars are turning off at the same time? I understood it was always the right-hand lane which had priority, but my Canadian work colleague believed it was the inside lane who had p [...]

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Cyclists riding on the wrong side of the road

Cyclists riding on the wrong side of the road

| 23/02/2017 | 9 Comments
Can you help settle an intra-spousal argument? What’s the legal position on cyclists who ride their bikes into oncoming traffic? I get the logic that they can see cars coming better, but shouldn’t they be required to follow the rules of the road like everyone else? Auntie’s answer: I a [...]

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Hoping for new road to cut commute

Hoping for new road to cut commute

| 08/02/2017 | 5 Comments
There is a small, vacant piece of land behind the church on the corner of Shamrock and Selkirk that many Selkirk residents use to drive over to Hurley’s.  It isn’t an official road and is currently only usable for robust vehicles, and I was wondering if the Government has ever looked in [...]

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