Argument Against Avalos

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At 5:30PM on Wednesday July 29th, hundreds of bike riders gathered at Waller and Steiner streets and launched an unusual demonstration in which they scrupulously followed law. They did so by coming to a full and complete stop at every stop sign and red light. The protest was a response to SF police Captain Jon Sanford’s recent crackdown on bike riders who ignored stop signs or traffic signals. Soon after the protest, supervisor John Avalos proposed a policy to let cyclist treat stop signs as a yield signs. I support Avalos’ policy because it brings not only order and safety on the road, but also economic and social benefit to San Francisco. Avalos’ policy is a special right for cyclists, but reasonable and necessary one because drivers could
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