Nigel Farage blasts ‘insane’ cycle lanes in London as he shares video of ambulance caught in site visitors outdoors hospital subsequent to empty bike monitor
- A person filmed site visitors together with a blue mild ambulance piling up in central London
- However footage reveals widened cycle lane adjoining to the highway utterly empty
- Nigel Farage shared the clip and slammed the state of affairs as ‘completely insane’
The cycle path, in entrance of College School Hospital in Euston, had been doubled in measurement with moveable bollards however it appeared that there was barely any want throughout daytime.
Nigel Farage has branded London’s chaotic cycle lanes a ‘joke’ as he shared footage of a blue lighted ambulance caught in site visitors simply metres down the highway from a hospital in central London
‘Good one Mr Khan,’ says the filmer in reference to the London Mayor, earlier than including ‘that is going to price individuals’s lives,’ because the ambulance’s siren may be heard within the background.
Tweeting the footage Mr Farage stated: ‘That is completely insane. These cycle lanes are a joke.’
Mr Farage has been an ardent critic of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plan for 160miles of ‘safer cycle routes’ in addition to different schemes throughout the nation.
The Brexiteer, who lives in Kent, has beforehand shared his frustration that nation lanes had been being ‘commandeered by self-righteous platoons of middle-aged males in tight-fitting costumes’ however in metropolis centres the newly constructed cycle paths had been barely used.
Mr Farage has been an ardent critic of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plan for 160miles of ‘safer cycle routes’ in addition to different schemes throughout the nation
‘The quantity of cyclists utilizing most of the new cycle lanes is … so low that they can’t be justified,’ he stated final 12 months.
‘In far too many circumstances, all of the lanes and highway closures have succeeded in doing is trigger site visitors jams, due to this fact growing air pollution and triggering large frustration in a inhabitants that has had about as a lot as it might probably take for one 12 months.’
Writing within the Mail on Sunday, Mr Farage advised it was ‘excessive time bike riders had been regulated, registered and taxed’.
‘After they break the regulation, they need to be prosecuted like the remainder of us,’ he added.