1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Cyclist Killed

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by domd1979, 28 May 2008.

  1. domd1979

    domd1979 New Member

    Location:
    Staffordshire
  2. spindrift

    spindrift New Member

    Oh no.
     
  3. dodgy

    dodgy Veteran

    Location:
    Wirral
    My heart sinks when I hear news like this.

    Dave.
     
  4. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Don't say she was texting?
     
  5. MERV

    MERV New Member

    Location:
    The Mile End Road
    18 years old is to young to drive IMHO.
     
  6. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    You can vote at eighteen. Don't forget it is the lack of experience that is the real danger so you always have to have inexperienced drivers on the roads, otherwise they would never get any.
     
  7. MERV

    MERV New Member

    Location:
    The Mile End Road
    Agreed but i'd say experienced and naive.

    As you get older sometimes you realise it's not always a good idea to drive fast.

    I don't know anything about the accident but I do see enough boy racers.
     
  8. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    We don't know if age was a contributer in this incident. In fact we know almost nothing. Best to wait for further details than to speculate.

    For the cyclist, all I can say is RIP. ;)
     
  9. Animal

    Animal New Member

    Location:
    East Mids
    F-ucking hell!

    It's a town centre. The speed limit would have been 30. That should be a manslaughter charge.

    Google Map: http://tinyurl.com/4etrjr
     
  10. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Are those the same ones who not only like to test their skills by driving extremely fast, but also to prove their mettle by hurtling past cyclists as close as possible without actually making contact? Or in this case, finding out that there is a large gulf between perceived and actual skills!! ;):angry::smile:
     
  11. Animal

    Animal New Member

    Location:
    East Mids
    Yes, them.

    "S3TH" did that this morning in his BMW.

    Easily remembered numberplate....
     
  12. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    Location:
    middle of Norfolk
  13. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    He's keeping it a secret by the looks of it. ;)
     
  14. numbnuts

    numbnuts Guru

    Location:
    North Baddesley
    Very sad ;)
    ...and we hover like flies waiting for the windshield on the freeway
     
  15. MERV

    MERV New Member

    Location:
    The Mile End Road
    A motorist at work calls me "bonnet fodder".Very nice the fat git.