Anti-cyclist tweeter subject of 'malicious threats'

A young woman who boasted on Twitter about clipping a cyclist while driving her car has told Daybreak that she has since been the subject of "malicious threats".

Emma Way, 22, lost her job after tweeting: "Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier. I have right of way - he doesn't even pay road tax! #bloodycyclists"

Ms Way was acquitted of driving without due care and attention and has apologised for her "spur of the moment" and "stupid" tweet.


Cycle tweet motorist convicted

Motorist Emma Way, who tweeted about "bloody cyclists" after a collision, has been convicted of two driving offences including failing to stop and failing to report an accident, but cleared of driving without due care and attention.