Video: ‘Cycling vigilante’ takes ‘Mr Loophole’ on a bike ride – but lawyer’s views haven’t changed
Laura Laker August 9 2016
“Extremely worrying” views include that cyclists – and “religious people” – should be made to wear hi-vis…
A lawyer who calls himself “Mr Loophole” has joined a helmet camera-using cyclist for a bike ride in London. But his experience hasn’t changed his view that cyclists should be made to wear helmets and high-visibility clothing, with their bikes carrying registration plates – an attitude a road safety campaigner describes as “extremely worrying.”
Nick Freeman of Manchester-based Freeman & Co Solicitors joined Essex-based Dave Sherry – who has been described as a “cycling vigilante” in the mainstream press – on the ride in June.
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Sherry, who claims that the footage he films has helped convict dozens of drivers, invited the lawyer to join him for a ride after Freeman said motorists should “fight back” against cyclists who use helmet cameras. The cyclist uploaded a video of the ride to YouTube.