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Dunedin City Council – Kaunihera-a-rohe o Otepoti
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Sharrows Road Marking Survey

Key Findings:

  • 64% of the respondents who had used George Street or King Edward Street in the previous two months had seen the sharrow marking.
  • 57% of cyclists felt like more legitimate road users after seeing the sharrow marking.
  • 54% of motorists looked for cyclists after seeing the sharrow marking.
  • 66% of the respondents thought the sharrow marking meant that cars and bikes should share the road.
  • 76% of the respondents thought motorists should share the road with cyclists and pass when safe to do so when sharrows are marked on the road.
  • 72% of the respondents thought that cyclists should position themselves in the left half of the lane when sharrows are marked on the road.

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