Well worth repeating, in sentencing the judge said:
“The first thing I want to state is that this case illustrates to me the incredible tension between cyclists and motorists on Los Angeles streets, and honestly should be a wakeup call to everyone,” he said. “Government must become aware of the dangerous conditions existing on our city streets and the threat of injury to cyclists and should provide safe and accessible bike lanes to cyclists.
“Cyclists and motorists should be respectful of each others rights to use the common roadways for all.”
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