We’ve seen the ABD (Alliance of British Drivers) given lots of airtime over the years despite them being extreme in their views. Recently Fair Fuel UK and their leader, Howard Cox, have also got some air time in the media. I don’t believe their views are a true reflection of most motorists in the UK,… More Why are extremist motoring groups given air time?
Yesterday Richard Duggan posted an article about cyclists and how we are the most selfish and entitled road users in London. I believe Richard has achieved what he wanted to achieve. Views on his article. Todays journalism is all about clickbait, to get your pay check you need the business to make money and the… More Richard Duggan – Masterclass in how not to do journalism
Last week Road.cc published a post about motoring offences and tougher sentencing. Certainly we can see from their post that there is such a variance in how offending motorists are changed in these cases. They touch on the fact that we need more than just tougher sentencing to drivers that show willful neglect to the… More Should sentencing be tougher?
British Cycling launched the campaign #TurningTheCorner. A campaign to simplify the rules around turning at junctions, to make it safe for cyclists and pedestrians and to reduce casualties. I can’t fault the idea of making the roads safer. I’m 100% behind that. However I am concerned with how this is actually going to be implemented.… More Turning the corner
Mintel released a press release last week about the cycling market in the UK and one of the things they commented on was the average price of a bicycle. In 2012 that was apparently £206, in 2013 it had risen £27 to £233. This seems remarkably low and I have asked Mintel to comment on… More Average cost of a cycle