Scared off the bike

A month in and, after 7 years of my life getting about by bike in England and Korea, I’ve moved to walking and taking the bus. I have been terrorized off the roads by the appalling and threatening driving here in New Zealand.

If I could give the NZ government one word of advice to immediately and vastly improve the street safety and quality of life in every town and city in this otherwise lovely country, this is it: slower.

More later.


2 thoughts on “Scared off the bike

  1. I stopped commuting in NZ too. Far to dangerous for me after being hit by a car.

    “It ain’t “IF” you will get hit by a car it’s “WHEN”.

    Very true!

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