07 Sep '11, 12am

Unbelievable. Criminal Charges Threatened For Letting A Kid Ride Bike Her To School

Criminal Charges Threatened For Letting A Kid Ride Bike Her To School Abandoned bike. Image credit:Flickr , naturegeek Nanny State thinking seems to have reached a new and perverse peak. DC StreetsBlog documents the sad story of a Tennessee Mom Threatened With Arrest For Letting Daughter Bike to School. You must read the whole post to feel the philosophies in conflict. The post closes on a circumspect note that took away some of the sadness I felt on reading it: "Andy Clarke, president of the League of American Bicyclists, just commented on the League's blog that Tryon's is "a frustrating story with no obvious winners and lots of people left feeling aggrieved." Rather than take a position on whether or not the police were correct to intervene, Clarke makes the case that the situation points to the need for greater investment in safe routes to school for kids." View the ent...

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