Cyclists ‘not fully human’ to some drivers |Print

You’re on the road, driving to work. You look to your left and see something on two wheels. Is that antenna you see? An extra limb, or four, protruding from their lycra ensemble?

Or perhaps it’s a just a person on a bike.

New research from Monash, QUT and Melbourne University has found that more than 50 per cent of drivers don’t view cyclists as fully human, instead labelling them as mosquitoes or cockroaches.

 

Written for RoyalAuto. Full article can be found here.

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