Better than a close pass?

Discussion in 'Advocacy and Cycling Safety' started by Milkfloat, 1 Mar 2019.

  1. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

    Oop North (ish)
    I've had them do that whilst out in the car all because I was obeying the speed limit, saw a car yesterday Blue Audi A3, come out of the end of the road onto the main road, accelerate hard for 300-400 yards until there is a speed warning sign, they started to brake & still registered 50 in a 30mph, wish I'd got the plate No, although unlikely Dibble would have done anything
  2. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    I didn’t say it’s the right thing to do but I’d far rather that than they try to squash me at a pinch point!
    I’d never do it in a car. Nor on a bike if there are pedestrians
    HLaB likes this.
  3. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    They'll just reprogram them to do it, like they disabled the DPFs
  4. OP

    Milkfloat Veteran

    Honestly, it was the first time for me in tens of thousands of miles that I have had it done to me. I have seen plenty of cars do it in queues of traffic to perform a right turn, but never in free flowing traffic.
    dave r likes this.
  5. dave r

    dave r Dunking Diddy Dave Pedalling Pensioner

    Holbrooks Coventry
    It's common here.
    Milkfloat likes this.
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