I used to ride along the tow-paths to work, but after last years awful weather and the continuation of the wet delluge, it seems to be the outlook for 2013, I tend to avoid the canals as much as…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Cox Feb 6.
"Social media is one way of redressing the great power imbalance between motorists and those on bikes or on foot. If drivers start to believe that they will suffer as a result of bullying,injuring or killing cyclists they might do less of it. If this…"
"Yeah. Precaution means thinking ahead. Not much of that in evidence.
She doesn't say much about her attitude while driving & tweeting, and she doesn't show the kind of concern I'd have for the cyclist and the wider communities of…"
"Just start with a friendly question or two. Like: what does he make of Emma Way's behaviour? Is he a cyclist too?
Slightly less facetiously, he police officer should have some facilitating skills. Check that beforehand. Ask for some advice, and…"
""Social media gets blown way out of precaution"...no, love. Precaution is what you take (or don't) when flying round bends.
Proportion is the word you are looking for.
Lo and behold, it "transpires" she's a cyclist.…"
"You have to wonder if it's worth it, the guys been through a lot already you'd think, but whether the experience has made him humbler or not is another matter. I guess that's all "restorative justice" could hope to…"
"2:1 - Emma explains that it was her guilt and wish to be held liable which led her to confess on Twitter, cleverly disguised as a bragg. The police suggest that she in future uses a hands free device when taking photos at 95mph. Toby gets some sort…"