chalkey wrote:How times have changed. These days cyclists are a law unto themselves.
chalkey wrote:Road sense, courtesy and good manners seem to be a thing of the past. In a nutshell, it's a sign of the times and this old dinosaur is finding it hard to accept.
chalkey wrote:Yup, been there too, Tom. And have you ever noticed the wierd phenomonon whereby us motorists switch our lights on the moment dusk begins to descend, but some will drive around in the murky half-light of early morning without them? Is it a matter of principle I wonder, whereby they won't put there lights on because it is officially morning and not evening? I would venture that the same misguided principle applies to some of them when it's foggy.
There was a chilling story going around a couple of years ago which, if I remember rightly, originated in Nottingham. Apparently there was a gang there whose prospective memmbers, as an initiation test, had to drive around at night without lights. If anyone flashed them, they had to purseue that motorist and fire a gun at them.
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