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Start by demanding that motorists obey the law

Was anyone surprised that the Globe’s solution to bicyclist deaths in Boston (“Bike deaths raise an alarm: city must do more for safety,” Editorial, Sept. 30) did not include stricter police enforcement of laws governing motorists?

In more than 15 years of commuting largely on foot, I have rarely seen traffic enforcement by police. I have to resort to getting a visual hand wave from drivers to cross the street safely.

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