motorphobia

motorphobia

Morbid fear of automobiles.
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85-108; moreover Uwe Fraunholz, Motorphobia: Anti-automobiler Protest in Kaiserreicb und Weimarer Republik (Gottingen, 2002).
On his way home from a show in Skegness, Murph almost flipped his car on an icy motorway but emerged miraculously unscathed (the incident inspired a new song called Motorphobia).
Ironically, the incident inspired a new song called Motorphobia. And during a trip to Dubai to play Sound City, Dan had his own four-wheeled run-in with the reaper.
In 1903, Britain again revisited its working-class 'locomotives on highways' legislation due to 'motorphobia'--the fear of motor-cars.
Motor-car Acts, in tandem with expanded police powers, resulted as a cost-effective first step in assuaging the growing 'motorphobia'.
(11) On this point see, e.g Uwe Fraunholz, Motorphobia. Anti-automobiler Protest in Kaiserreich und Weimarer Republik (= Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft; Bd.
Uwe Fraunholz, Motorphobia: Antiautomobiler Protest in Kaiserreich und Weimarer Republik, Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft, Band 156), Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Gottingen (2002), 304 pp., 34.00 [euro].
An article entitled 'Motorphobia: fear of motor vehicles', appearing in the 1913 periodical The Horseless Age, illustrates the universality of the antiautomobile movement.