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New law hopes to curb car vs bike road rage

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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A bicyclist braving traffic. Ed Yourdon via Creative Commons

Road rage is a fact of life in Los Angeles. But when tempers flare between someone in 4-thousand pound car and a person on a bicycle, things can get dangerous fast. A new ordinance heading for a vote soon by the LA City Council would make it easier for bikers to sue aggressive drivers. Bike advocates are calling it a landmark law, but some drivers are wary. Reporter Sanden Totten brings us the story.

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