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This is a pretty high bar for a member of the bar to set!

“There’s a huge difference between distracted driving that kills someone and distracted biking that doesn’t,” said Peter Wilborn, founder of Bike Law, a network of personal injury lawyers that focuses on cycling issues. “I don’t think we need laws specifically for this.”

from:

http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&jsonp=vglnk_14480328...

A writer on the blog founded by the quoted attorney discusses this, but makes a Straw Man argument pitting the issue against distracted car drivers. http://www.bikelaw.com/2015/11/19/distracted-biking-focusing-on-the...

Personally, when I see a rider talking on their cell phone I'm amazed. 

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I walked into a brick column outside a store once while looking at a beautiful girl inside the store....(I was young then and cell phones hadn't been invented yet).

I once watched a motorcylist drop his bike because he got distracted by a pretty woman! It happens.

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