AA warns on rising peril of potholes…to pedestrians: Numbers affecting Britain's pavements is growingAverage pavement has nearly two potholes per mile but some have fourMotorists and cyclists however face an average of 6.25 potholes per mileGovernment has announced an extra 215m for councils to tackle problem | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 19 December 2012 Potholes are not just a growing menace for motorists – they are an increasing threat to pedestrians too, a survey reveals today. Some pavements already have up to four potholes in every mile, while roads have more than twice that number, the AA reports. And that is before winter wreaks havoc on the highways.
'I'd happily run him over': Cyclist who took part in controversial BBC documentary inundated with hate messages and death threats Gareth Williams, 24, provided footage from his helmet camera for The War on Britain's Roads which aired on Wednesday nightAngry motorists and cyclists took to Twitter accusing Williams of being 'antagonistic' and 'confrontational'One Twitter user said that Williams 'deserves to be knocked off his bike and die!' | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 7 December 2012 A cyclist who took part in a documentary highlighting his clash with a taxi driver has become the target of death threats from motorists. Gareth Williams provided the BBC with footage filmed on his helmet camera for The War On Britain’s Roads, which was broadcast on Wednesday night.
Arrogant, abusive and oh-so smug – why do so many cyclists think they’re above the law | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 2 December 2012 Part of cycling's huge boost in popularity was caused by the events of the summer, when Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France and the Olympic time trial One of the developments that I have cheered along in recent years has been the attempt to rein back the motor car in our cities and towns.