Plans to introduce offences of causing death by dangerous or careless cycling have been described by cycling campaigners as “tinkering around the edges” of road safety.Well, yes. That's what governments do, mostly. And it's the turn of the cyclists.
And frankly, it's not before time, either:
The laws are being proposed by the government after 44-year-old mother-of-two Kim Briggs was knocked over and killed by a bicycle courier in February 2016.But the two-wheeled maniacs are an obstreperous bunch, and seen to wield a bit of political clout.
Time to get in the popcorn!
Yeah, that'll do to start with...