Sunday 22 May 2011

News round-up

Don’t miss this excellent critique of allowing speeding motorists to conduct a war against everyone else. Plus the curious case of the man who became unusually addicted to the values of Top Gear: "I'm not sick and I don't want to hurt anyone, cars are just my preference." Yeah, right…

And just in case you missed it, there’s Dave Hill’s account of the Blackfriars Bridge protest with an interview with two top cycling bloggers. There are some good comments underneath, too.

2011 seems to be turning into a very bad year – these are reports of the two latest cyclist fatalities, here and here

Lastly, for a good example of how backward and uncivilised our car-centric society is, consider this example of how speeding drivers and motor vehicles are allowed to take precedence over the safety of children and pedestrians on a street by a park and two schools.