Would be interesting to see how she takes this junction following the incident.I read that too - you can't think people see you. Certainly had one this morning - they sometimes see you, but still pull out/turn. Well worth riding as traffic at junctions like that. Many cyclists think these painted lanes actually mean something - they don't - she shouldn't have even been at the side of a big truck to start with, lane or not.
Going down the inside of a large vehicle whether it's indicating or not is asking for trouble, don't blame the road!
A quote from the text on that link;Did this person go down the side of the vehicle though or did the lorry just overtake and throw a left?
I know,I didn't read it properly.Sorry.A quote from the text on that link;
On reaching the red traffic lights at the junction of Blackfriars Bridge and Victoria Embankment I stopped behind three or four cyclists in the cycle lane, waiting to go straight ahead. I was next to next to a truck as were the cyclists ahead of me. The truck was indicating left.
Don't get me wrong, i'm more than glad she wasn't seriously hurt or worse but....
Me too, even in Sleepy Suffolk!I know,I didn't read it properly.Sorry.
The thing is I see this sort of thing all the time and I guess so does everyone else.
I know that, and you know that, but many inexperienced cyclists make the not unreasonable assumption that if they're in a cycle lane, they're ok. Therein lies the problem with our cycling infrastructure.Going down the inside of a large vehicle whether it's indicating or not is asking for trouble, don't blame the road!
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