Tag Archives: cyclists

J’accuse

Research fellow at UCL, Dr Katharine Giles, is the latest cyclist to die on London’s roads. Crushed under a tipper truck in Victoria. The report in the Evening Standard calls it a “tragedy”. For once the word is correct, partly … Continue reading

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War on Britain’s Roads?

When I heard about the BBC programme, The War on Britain’s Roads (5 Dec), I drafted an email to the commissioning exec saying I’d keep an open mind, but could they yet again be chasing sensation instead of questioning the system … Continue reading

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Cyclists and cabbies

Green would-be Mayor, Jenny Jones, complains about taxi-drivers yelling abuse and cutting her up when she’s cycling. I always find cabbies on the ball and courteous. Of course I don’t get under their feet at junctions; I go on opportunity, … Continue reading

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