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Zero Carbon Carnage: Cyclist Hit By Electric Car

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Nick Procaylo, PNG Our two favourite solutions for the future of transport, bikes and electric cars, interacted in Vancouver on Friday. The Zero Emissions Race was wheeling through Vancouver when a cyclist apparently rode off the sidewalk and in front of the Orlikon Solar racing team vehicle. The 50 year old cyclist was injured and taken to hospital. Don Chandler, spokesman for the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association, is quoted in the Globe and Mail : "It's a hard mix when the bicyclists jump out in front of you, It's like a dog running off the curb right in front of you. You can't stop."... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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