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November 29, 2010



Unfortunately, this would require a wide-band transmitter on the FM broadcast band or a receiver in all cars. The first is illegal and the second would be an uphill battle.

Seems like the right direction though-Cars are the *cause* of so many cycling injuries, so motorists should bear some of the cost of preventing them (which is a different strategy from encouraging cyclists to cover their bodies in polystyrene and reflectors).

Jeff S.

I doubt the FCC or the CRTC will be too pleased about a broad-band mobile radio transmitter that hijacks people's radios. It also wouldn't work if people were listening to a CD, satellite radio or an MP3 player.

Neat idea though!


I should think that road safety for all users would trump listening pleasure?!? I love the idea. Next, someone must invent the Bicycle Force Field - a device that repels (like a large anti-magnet) any other metal object, no matter how fast it's travelling.

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Bill Bean

  • North America is eventually going to figure out that, for all the right reasons, we need more bicycles on our roads. Dust off your bicycle and go cycling. And if the gas-burning dinosaurs start to crowd you, it's your road and you paid for it. Take the lane for yourself.

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