These activists are taking SUVs off the road, one flat tire at the time


How far would you go to save the planet

Well, there’s a movement of activists aiming to make it impossible to own a huge, polluting 4×4 SUV in the world’s urban areas. So, they are taking out SUVs and their owners, flattening one tire at a time.

I spoke to a representative via email, under the condition of anonymity because of “security risks.”

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Their method is simple: they deflate a car tire. They hope that this  “will turn the minor inconvenience of a flat tire into a giant obstacle for driving massive killer vehicles around our streets.”

Every time they do so, the owner gets a leaflet titled “ATTENTION — your gas guzzler kills.”

the SUV leaflet