Why do bicyclists ignore the law?

I am writing a response to the letter by Scott Peer on March 1 titled “Drivers often are bullies on bicyclists.”

I’m sure in some cases the automobile driver takes advantage over the bicyclist. But I live 1 11/2 mile above Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta. It’s a downhill run for me in my automobile. Yet everyday as I stop for each stop sign, I witness bicyclists young, old and middleage, coming from various streets, not even slowing down for their stop sign, just going through.

In other words, the automobile driver observes the road laws and the bicyclists ignore them. Why?

Michael Wolnick

La Crescenta

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