Local Physician Makes Desperate Plea for Drivers to Pay Attention

A local physician in Charlotte is making a desperate plea for drivers to pay ... He started supported groups like Sustain Charlotte.

By: Kari Beal (Spectrum News)

His wife was hit and killed while biking in Charlotte last year and then just a few months ago he says he was also hit by a driver while biking in Charlotte.


Luckily, Stranick said he had minor scrapes, but he knew from that moment forward he wanted to do something. He started supported groups like Sustain Charlotte.

Program Director, Meg Fencil, says the organization is pushing for more protected bike lanes throughout the city like the one on 6th Street.

“A protected bike lane is also a very strong visual cue that people driving cars, they need to stay in their lane,” Fencil said.

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