Sunday, 24 August 2014

Motorism and Hate Crime

Martin Porter QC on Twitter: "It's sort of annoying that he knows he can put up a video like that with absolutely no chance of the police taking any interest."

One for the Met's future "Online Hate Crime Hub" ?
London Police now use a very wide definition - 'any other actual or perceived difference' !

Why do people hate cyclists – I Pay Road Tax

Of course, not everyone sees it like this - more discussion can be found here :
The Only '-ism' in the Village ... - [ Motorism - a failure of democracy ! ]

'Bloody hell. Really? You're cyclists. Not a persecuted ethnic group. Get a grip. Nobody is inflaming, apart from this "blogger" '

"I do keep wondering why Wandsworth attached no cycling signs to almost every single lamppost in the borough. A little too on the nose? " - [
Bikebot on Twitter ]

See Also

About Motorism - [ Motorism - a failure of democracy ! ]
The Only '-ism' in the Village ... - [ Motorism - a failure of democracy ! ]
Why aren't I plagued by cyclists? - [ Cambridge Cyclist ]
Here’s why we should not ignore self-proclaimed “cyclist haters” - [ ]
Sabotage and hatred: what have people got against cyclists? - [ Life and style | The Guardian ]
Investigating the rates and impacts of near misses and related incidents among UK cyclists - [ Science Direct ]
"Another driver arrested after a horrid accident kills an unnecessary human hazard." - [ Driver Hatred on Twitter ]
"@oscarunwilde You're a fucking cyclist." - [ Jeremy Clarkson on Twitter ]
Motorisms® (@DrivinHere) - [ Twitter ] - more about words - things drivers say ?
Automobility - Alarm bells: marginalisation ahead! – [ katsdekker ]
spindrift on Twitter: "@PammieLB @ajcdeane This is the sort of ignorant thinking that would plainly be racist if applied to other minorities. Depressing ignorance."
Owen Jones claims London taxi driver nearly knocked him off bike and said: 'I f***ing love it when you cyclists die' - [ London Evening Standard ]