VictimBlaming

“Victim-Blaming Solves Nothing, and Injures More”

Recently, a local newspaper ran two pieces, each with the theme that vulnerable road users need education. The first, an article, included quotes from law enforcement officials asserting neither infrastructure nor enforcement will help, and instead pedestrians need to take responsibility and follow the law, especially as they most often contribute to or are responsible for a crash. The second, an op-ed, mused that if people on bicycles would simply wear bright colors, avoid earbuds, and stay on the correct side of the road, they could save themselves.

Both pieces fail to address the root of the problem.

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