Cyclists Grumble Over Rumble Strips In Central Otago

The year 2017 cyclist road toll for Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago was zero, but cyclists are worried their luck may change because rumble strips are rolled out along the edges of many Otago state highways.

The road cyclists Alistair Madill, who from Wanaka and Marie Roxburgh from Cromwell, say that the rumble strips present on the roads, make riding to the left ride more dangerous for those cyclists who are being left with no shoulder to ride on. According to them, cyclists are being forced minimum of 600mm into the carriage way, which creates possibilities for more conflict with the motorists riding on the open road.
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