Not an informative headline today, but I’m hot, I’m angry, and I don’t care.
Yet another cyclist is killed in the deadliest state, FL. Bicyclist killed on Pine Island Road ID’d Eyewitnesses claim the driver was possibly in excess of 100 MPH when he hit the cyclist who died at the scene.
They can’t decide if this guy was riding a bike or walking, for many it doesn’t matter anyone not in a car is a soft target. Pedestrian Killed in Citrus Heights Hit-and-Run The headline says pedestrian, but the video says cyclist. Either way he was hit and left to die. You know the drill, fire up the cement mixer while I dig the hole with the backhoe, and someone needs to get the rabid badgers or wolverines…
Other than the bare facts of someone getting hurt and what activity they were doing when they got hurt, nothing in this article to help you live. Fire Beat: June 18 CO drivers are no worse than any others, but some days it sure seems like they’re the worst.
Another report on the cyclist killed in GA that went barging into the lane without making sure there was room for a bicycle. Bicyclist Killed After Struck by Car This has been a long-running story, but it never changes.
After the perp pleads guilty to all charges the widow of the cyclist shows more compassion than I could. Cyclist’s widow forgives husband’s killer Then the judge levied the maximum sentence permitted by law! all of 5 months with an additional 3 1/2 years of supervised probation during which he will be forbidden from driving a motor vehicle.
A woman gets hit in Canadia. Female Cyclist Injured In Collision Yes she got a boo-boo to her head and wasn’t wearing a helmet, but her legs were also injured and there ain’t a helmet in the world that will protect against that… Besides, the car hit her, not the other way around, why are they allowed to make cars that injure people? 😉
A serial cyclist killer is sentenced in Enn Zed. Driver’s killed before – Jail avoided after striking cyclist Yes you read that right, he has killed before, another cyclist, and they still won’t put him in jail. >:[
They belabor the obvious in MI. Rules of road apply to cyclists
And yet another helmet-centric “safety” article. Safe on two wheels
That’s all I have today, I’m going to celebrate the Solstice tonight and won’t be home until late.
Billed @$.02, Opus