driver on phone – via cycling mikey.PNG CyclingMikey has responded to Nick Freeman’s latest comments about cyclists who submit camera footage of dangerous driving to the police, accusing the lawyer of being "motivated by clickbait" and "stoking cyclist hate because he knows it will get him more publicity".
Freeman — referred to by his ‘Mr Loophole’ nickname for being the lawyer who specialises in defending celebrities in court for their traffic-related cases, often by using legal technicalities — said that despite the dangers of people using mobile phones behind the wheel he does not "want to live in a snitch society", and called camera cyclists "a danger", arguing that reporting footage to the police has become "an industry".
> "We don’t want to live in a snitch society": Mr Loophole takes aim at camera cyclists and Cycling Mikey (again)
"Using a mobile phone in a car is dangerous and it is right that it’s prohibited," he told The Times (link is external) newspaper in an in-depth feature exploring CyclingMikey’s work. "But I don’t think we want to live in a snitch society. I’m not saying the public don’t have a role to play but, really, isn’t that the role of the police?
The BEST Of Both Worlds – Why The Cervelo Soloist Is BETTER Than Its Tour de France Siblings "It’s an industry now and in my view it’s wrong. And there’s no relevant legislation that properly deals with cyclists who cycle dangerously. So the law is all over […]