This caught my eye this morning:
Fifth Cyclist Dies in Five Days (need I mention all were hit by motor vehicle drivers?)
Confusingly, among the comments below the article, most criticise cyclists – for not paying higher insurance premiums, for riding poorly, for causing traffic, for not looking for inside cars they’re passing to see if someone inside might open a door into their path…
Edit: a few seconds after I posted that: Girl Cyclist Run Over by Truck
Which all clearly ties with this from last month:
And this speaks volumes about why:
SUV Driver Pushes Cyclist off Road – Lectures Him (which is a little similar to what has happened to me a couple of times, once by a police officer trying to nudge me off the road, though thankfully I didn’t suffer this chap’s broken collarbone)
Something has GOT to be done about New Zealand drivers, and the bicycle infrastructure here!
Build good quality, safe and segregated bicycle roads that keep people on bicycles well away from these irresponsible morons.