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A day after deadly accident Koekelberg even drives the car on track: what say the rules?
A team from the VTM News made yesterday's images to the crosswalk where Sunday, a young woman also killed. On the images to see how even a police vehicle on the bike path riding. The Brussels-capital region announced already posts on at the height of the cycle track. Mayor Laaouej (PS) requires a “disciplinary procedure” and wants zero tolerance. What does the highway code is exactly about the issue?

Sunday came in Koekelberg, a thirty year woman's life when she was crossing the street crossed. She was hit by a nineteen-year-old driver with a provisional licence. He brought along the bike path, two cars which had been stopped for the young woman.

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While a team from the VTM News images made on the site of the accident, was the team witnessed a police car on the bike path rode. the

The mayor wants the agents to be identified and wants to be a “disciplinary procedure”. He also calls for zero tolerance and additional traffic fines. According to him, there is in Koekelberg no place for road-hogs, and for them that the highway code is not respected.

What say the rules?

The police vehicle commits indeed a violation since it is on a bike path riding. The strip here in question is for the highway code a full path , bordered by two white stripes . Or there's a full white line would pass or not, is not, nor is the color. Nowadays, it is not recommended to have bike paths in this way, without any buffer or other marking.

On a cycle path, you are not allowed to drive , also not to move, full white line or not. The highway code says very clearly: “The cycle path is not part of the roadway”, and it is reserved “for the movement of bicycles and two-wheeled mopeds class A”. As a driver you may the path single dwarsen , for example, a car park or a driveway to leave. You should not park or stop to let someone in or out.

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