Sunday, 7 October 2012

‘doored’ in Kingston

A father-of-two had to undergo surgery after being knocked off his bike by a car door in Kingston.

[ Note the way that this journalist’s use of language removes all human agency from this event. ]

Steve Helm, 44, of Willoughby Road, Kingston, said he thought drivers and passengers needed to be more aware of cyclists. 

Better still would be infrastructure which kept cyclists and parked vehicles quite separate.