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  • By abby at 1:10pm 3 May 2012


Letter to the Editor,

Addison Lee drivers, in my experience cycling in London, as I encounter them on the road, are rude and agressive to cyclists and pedestrians.  They never yield.  They never allow space.  They drive too fast.  My experience of Addison Lee divers is a clear personal history that predates this current story about bus lanes and taxis.  Such uniform entitlement driving has to be a corporate culture that must be either articulated in meetings or disseminated in some other well understood way.  In fact I also find Black Cabs to show predatory space driving with llttle respect for other, weaker road users.  I would have thought the termonology, "Professional Driver" meant considerate.  The difference between road hogging, fast city driving and measured, considerate driving is: 40 seconds nfrom Point A to Point B, if that much.


Abby Taubin

264 Upland Rd

London SE22 0DN


020 8693 1597



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