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The law is on cyclists' side, readers say
The law is on cyclists' side, readers say

Los Angeles drivers are protective of their road space, an attitude made clear by the three letters published Thursday admonishing cyclists to follow traffic laws strictly and to get out of the way of faster cars in exchange for a state law giving them three feet of protection from passing automobiles. Up until Thursday, no publishable letters taking the side of cyclists on this issue had been sent to us. That changed once the three letters ran; since then, several cyclists have offered their perspective. Huntington Beach resident Steven Short has a few requests for drivers: Letter writers are annoyed by the behavior of some bicyclists. As someone who commutes daily by bicycle, I...