Monthly Archives: January 2022
How can an investigative documentary with the pedigree of Panorama fail so dismally in its investigation? One cliché after another followed as the programme sought to account for the trending increase in road “accidents”. The key interviewee was HM Inspector … Continue reading
Panorama tonight is to feature commentators who blame the increase in road accidents on cuts in traffic police and speed cameras. Will they mention the inadequate driving test and counterproductive traffic regulation? Doubtful.
The advice from Greenpeace and Sadiq Khan is to avoid wood-burning stoves and non-essential driving. They miss what is arguably the chief cause: coercive traffic control. By making us stop, idle and restart, endlessly, needlessly, the system maximises emissions, brake … Continue reading