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Road rage = "terroristic threat"

Minnesota Statute 609.713 defines a “Terroristic Threat” as threatening violence with the purpose to terrorize another person. After Mitchel Pieper of Burnsville, MN, tried to run over a bicyclist with his pickup truck and then came at the cyclist with an ax, Peiper was charged with making “terroristic threats” (a felony) against the cyclist. What’s read more »

Vehicle personalization = road rage

From /. comes this finding from Colorado State University. Szlemko found a link between road rage and the number of personalized items — such as bumper stickers — on or in people’s vehicles. “The number of territory markers predicted road rage better than vehicle value, condition, or any of the things that we normally associate read more »

Architecture to encourage cycling

Dr. Steven Fleming works to make bicycles the inspiration for architects that cars were during the twentieth-century. In today’s ArchDaily architecture journal, Fleming discusses 10 ways architects can design for bicycles to move cities forward. #93359372 / gettyimages.com

Guidelines to Protect the Safety of Bicyclists, Pedestrians and Disabled Travelers During Road Construction

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency’s Community Traffic Safety Coalition publishes a guide to ensure the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians during road construction projects. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission Bicycle Committee have been asked to provide feedback on the next version of this guide.

Today’s outrage: Teen driver intentionally runs down boy on a bike

Unlike my recent regrettable episode of repeating hearsay as fact, I’ll just let the news story speak for itself in this case from Sacramento, California. Witnesses told police that around 2 p.m. Sunday, the 13-year-old threw the bottle at the teen’s vehicle in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade area. That’s when the driver flipped a U-turn and read more »

Millions of motorists have joined the SHARE-THE-ROAD club!

“Traffic boners are on the way out –” proclaims this breathless ad promoting road rage published in TIME magazine in 1939.