Assaulting people generally incurs a Magistrates wrath unless the victim is a cyclist and then the perpetrator gets off with a light fine and little else !
Seems that if you are on a bike you are perceived to be the cause of any bad behaviour that comes your way . Following are some cases reported in “ Road.cc “ in recent times and one case of a £25 fine really does stretch the patience of any law abiding cyclist !
Added “ the cycling silk “ as the case was mentioned in another blog post and I did not see any benefit to Martin Porter QC for persisting in the case even after the Police and CPS tried to sweep the matter under the carpet .
The third item from the US is a miscarriage of Justice in that the driver was almost rewarded for what amounts to “Premeditated Murder ” ! Praying was not for the child and family but for the hope that he would get off .
Until people realise that a vehicle is a lethal weapon and it is a privilege to drive , there will continue to be Vulnerable Road Users suffering injury and death