'This is why you get killed': Truck driver's ill-informed rant at cyclists riding legally goes viral

Driver appears frustrated at having to cross onto other side of perfectly clear road

A group of cyclists have hit back at an Australian truck driver who filmed himself ranting at the riders, who were cycling safely and legally, yelling "this is why you f******* get f****** killed" in a video that went viral on Facebook.

Charlie Butt's video, which has now been deleted, attracted more than 150,000 views after he posted it online, showing him overtaking a few groups of cyclist riding two abreast, as they are legally entitled to do under Australian law.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.