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Police & Crime Commissioner candidates on road danger reduction

There are 7 people asking for my vote in the Police & Crime Commissioner election in Hampshire on 5 May 2016 (see the website ChooseMyPcc.org.uk): Richard Adair (LibDem), Simon Hayes (Independent), Don Jerrard (Independent), Michael Lane (Conservative), Robin Price (Labour), Roy Swales (UKIP), Steve Watts (Zero Tolerance Policing ex Chief). The incumbent is Simon Hayes…

Lifting a finger

Reducing road danger is not worth bothering about – at least that is the feeling I have after receiving replies from my county council and my elected police and crime commissioner. THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD Most days, my commute by bicycle is uneventful and generally a pleasure (rain or shine!): I cycle from my…

Poem: Super-Highway to Hell

An unelected Conservative life peer in the UK House of Lords was quoted as saying, in part, that people who have chosen to ride a bicycle are “longing for” drivers to run them down because they are filming their ride. This inspired Bernard Davis to write a poem, reproduced below with his permission. The poem…