Tag Archives: Aggressive Driving

Vehicle Operators Salmoning By Car

The term “salmoning” has become quite popular for describing the act of bicycling the wrong way down a one-way street. Salmon are known for swimming against the tide. They do this because fresh water is required for them to lay … Continue reading

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When A Reputation Is On The Line, A Video Is Worth A Thousand Words

Sometimes people misconstrue things, rather than admitting to what is actually there. This can lead to unintended consequences. For instance, when a cyclist or an anti-cyclist wants to blame a cyclist for his own death, they lose sight of the … Continue reading

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Justifying Journalistic Road Rage Against Cyclists

  Many cyclists have asked themselves the question: Why do journalists fuel the anti-bicycle backlash? Hatred of cyclists has been proposed, as has the desire to maintain a car-centric society. There is no right answer. Each journalist has his or … Continue reading

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Tailgating Bicycles

  Cyclists talk a lot about aggressive drivers. They talk about getting cut off when cars turn right directly in their path. And they talk about drivers buzzing them and nearly making them crash, but they rarely talk about tailgating. … Continue reading

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Road Aggression In America

  Within the last century, the U.S. upheld standards of conduct. Children were expected to behave in public. Adults followed certain rituals of civility out of a desire to be considered proper. Politeness was a sign of propriety. And, most … Continue reading

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