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John writes: “As best I can tell, cars coming from the Hollywell estate onto the Upper Kilmacud Road in Dublin 14 must yield to cyclists in the right hand side of the cycle lane.” That’s right, the yield line for cars is half way across where the cycle lane should be:
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At the very least, the cycle path should continue in red across the junction. But there may also be an advantage to using the indented design as follows, which has space between the general traffic lane and cycle path cross over – here’s an example from Amsterdam via Google Street View:
Images: John Craddock
Location: Upper Kilmacud Road, Dublin 14
Local body/authority: Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown
Street View: Currently shows much the same as pictured above
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