The recent incident in which a family were surrounded and chased by motorcyclists is again another reason why road rage needs to be dealt with more aggressively by the NYPD. What right do these motorcyclists have to take over an entire roadway? Why did that one biker deliberately pull in front of this vehicle and slow up?
Yes, the driver of the vehicle did strike two bikers, critically injuring one of them, however he had every right to drive away because he feared for his life and the lives of his wife and little baby. It is a shame that serious injuries were caused to that biker, but,he had absolutely no business to be surrounding that vehicle in a threatening manner.
Most motorcycle drivers do observe the traffic rules, but there are those that do not. The Police Department needs to be more astute when dealing with these out-of-control motorcyclists who race down city roadways, and it needs to start right now before any more people are injured or possibly killed.
New Yorkers are entitled to be able to drive on roadways without being threatened by other drivers, both of motorcycles and other cars and trucks,who are totally oblivious to traffic laws.