Road Danger Reduction with Dr Robert Davis

Each year on the roads of this country upwards of 2,000 people are killed and many tens of thousands more are injured in road crashes. The perception of danger is one of the most common reasons people have for not riding a bicycle. Why do we, as a society, tolerate this level of carnage? What can be done? In the studio to help answer these questions is Dr Robert Davis, author of the acclaimed book Death on the Streets and currently serving as Chair of the Road Danger Reduction Forum. Some more reading.

4 Responses to Road Danger Reduction with Dr Robert Davis

  1. Kevin July 8, 2011 at 5:22 am #

    Outstanding show, Jack. Really liked what Dr. Davis had to say. Great subject. Something we need to hear more of.

  2. Sam July 10, 2011 at 4:32 am #

    A friend sent me this podcast as this very topic has been raging (again) on our local bike mailing lists with the Vehicular Cyclists…well, being themselves. I really enjoyed this and looking forward to the next one.

    Living in ground zero of VCDom can sometimes be a bit frustrating, but I feel very positive toward the future because I know my vision for the future will become a reality one day

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