The enormous lorries used by construction projects are probably the biggest threats to cyclists on London’s streets. The drivers of these vehicles have limited visibility of other road users (when they are even paying attention), and some of the lorries are classified in a way that makes them exempt from safety legislation.
They gave up on electoral reform and the composition of the House of Lords. They abandoned the rise in tax on cider. But the government is determined to ram its awful Digital Economy Bill through into statute in the last few days of this parliament.
In series 1, episode 3 of South Park, the boys go on a hunting trip with Stan’s uncle Jimbo: