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Bike News Roundup: A turning point in our culture of texting while driving?

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! As always, this is an open thread.

First up, here’s a devastating and powerful 30-minute documentary by Werner Herzog about texting and driving that is grabbing attention across the nation. Is this a turning point in texting and driving acceptance in our culture? It should be.

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Halftime show! Here’s a BBC report comparing cycling in the Netherlands to cycling one ferry ride away in the UK:

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3 responses to “Bike News Roundup: A turning point in our culture of texting while driving?”

  1. Gary

    “British Cycling Revolution!” Long live the revolution….

  2. Breadbaker

    I made it through about eight minutes of the video before I couldn’t take anymore. I’m very lucky that a Subaru with my seatbelt on worked as intended when I was t-boned by someone texting and driving through a red light or you might have seen my family on that video. There is no feeling better than that you’re alive when you didn’t think you would be. Or weirder than that you’re upside down in your car.

  3. Becka

    Gah, why do I subject myself to the comments at the Seattle Times? Full of people bitching about “entitled cyclists” as though driving a single-occupancy vehicle to work from your suburb home isn’t the height of entitled behavior…

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