Doing the report early so I can do things Thursday, a California heavy Feed

Yep, I’m doing the post early because I have “things” to do for you on the bicycle infrastructure front. More on that for the Friday post.

Up first by luck of the draw is a hit-and-run in CA. San Jose: Bicyclist hit, killed in apparent hit-and-run Standard hit-from-behind protocol to avoid, and this time do read the comments. When I read this article they were all about finding and killing the driver in the slowest, most painful way possible.

Another hit-and-run in CA. Runaway driver sought in Modesto pedestrian’s death I know it’s not a bicyclist, but same results, vulnerable road user and lethal weapon vehicle. What makes this wreck of interest to this blog is this is the 13th cyclist or pedestrian killed since the start of the year by a hit-and-run driver in a small metro area. An epidemic of hit-and-run…

Still in CA, the victim of a fatal wreck was named by LEO. REGION: Poway woman killed in Carlsbad cycling accident named This was a cyclist that fell after hitting something on the side of the road while making a left turn, according to the driver that killed her. Interestingly enough the boyfriend that was riding with her is not quoted in any of the reports.

The death of a Green Party candidate for Senate by a motor vehicle raises questions of political murder in someone besides me. Want to Get Away With Murder? Just Run Over A Bicyclist Are you still paranoid if they really are out to get you?

And that’s all the news that gives me fits, early this Thursday morning.

Billed @$0.02, Opus


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