Speed and blood on the bypass: the new automobilities of inter-war London

Law, Michael John 2012. Speed and blood on the bypass: the new automobilities of inter-war London. Urban History. 39 (3), pp. 490-509.

TitleSpeed and blood on the bypass: the new automobilities of inter-war London
AuthorsLaw, Michael John
Abstract

The article considers the impact of new arterial roads on the mobilities of the wealthier inter-war Londoner, and argues that they occasioned an emergent form of automobility that was modern, sensational and exciting for the metropolitan driver, but was also highly dangerous, particularly for pedestrians and cyclists living in suburban homes near these roads.

JournalUrban History
Journal citation39 (3), pp. 490-509
ISSN0963-9268
YearAug 2012
PublisherCambridge University Press
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1017/S0963926812000247
Publication dates
PublishedAug 2012

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