a cyclist of many years, but last week I almost got
flattened by a bus driving behind me in the bus lane.
He didn't have a 'How Am I Driving?' sticker on the
back - what should I do?
just proven what I’ve said for many years. Bus
lanes don’t work. Bus drivers treat cars using
them very badly I’ve found. Bikes should also
stay well clear as they are even more vulnerable.
Many car owners (that happen to drive buses) don’t
think it’s legal for you to use bus lanes anyway
- are you sure the one’s in Milton Keynes are
meant for bikes? 'How Am I Driving?' sticker mania
now seems to be dying out. Most drivers knew the answer
talked so much sense in issue 3 of citycycling that
I just had to write to congratulate you on such well-balanced
and intelligently argued points.
you - always nice to get some feedback. I’m
looking forward to working with CC to highlight all
sorts of ‘personal mobility’ issues. My
dream is of a future where everyone can drive when
they want where they want. Even if it’s just
to find somewhere safe to cycle!
wrote a letter to our local newspaper saying most
cyclists are idiots. I also went on to criticise irresponsible
parents who risk their children¹s lives by towing
them in tiny trailers or in seats attached to their
bikes. I seem to have caused offence to most of the
cycling community though in my view I was only stating
the facts as I saw them. Would you not agree I have
an ardent fan of Top Gear like myself would have to
take issue with you. You should have said all cyclists!
No, on second thoughts that really is going too far.
Contraflow is here to help cyclists stay out of the
way of people like you (and me). Unfortunately your
views are so extreme that you might be better to stop
driving for a while just in case you feel justified
in 'accidently' hitting someone. I do agree about
children in trailers though, and will be returning
in a few weeks to give their negligent parents a public