The world has gone bonkers!
Cyclists should instead be called “people who ride bikes” because the former term is de humanising, experts have claimed.
An academic study in Australia found that there is a link between the de humanisation of cyclists and acts of aggression they face from other road users.
Researchers said that cyclists have been conceptualised as a minority group and being “not completely human”, which they claim makes them likelier targets.
Following on from this why does calling the cyclists make them likelier targets?