We in Bristol Traffic are upset that the entire article discusses what is the best way to make cycling safe, rather than what punishment the legal system should apply for "cycling in a built up area"
We were not invited to place our views, those of the motorist. We are fully aligned with the AA's views that driving to school is what makes us British, and that encouraging walking and cycling is multicultural bollocks.
This is our city:
Having listened to the program, here are our observations:
- The drivers are not looking at the reporter because he is talking to himself as he cycles along. They are looking at him for riding a bicycle and trying to decide what to do with him.
- The person criticising the cyclists, "a load of flies" makes a valid point. Delivery vehicles are more important than commuters.
- We are worried about Chris Hutt -we now have photographic evidence of him talking to recumbent riders.