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by martinohr
28 Nov 2012, 4:52pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Could happen to any of us - does it?
Replies: 30
Views: 4064

Re: Could happen to any of us - does it?

Near misses everyday cycling down chapeltown road, mostly stopped traffic allowing cars to turn right across the bus/cycle lane. most recent, car pulling out from a t-junction, driver looked right through me to judge he could just get out before the cars behind me arrived; it was all very predictabl...
by martinohr
28 Nov 2012, 4:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: any incidents/anecdotes regarding our vans
Replies: 1
Views: 1512

any incidents/anecdotes regarding our vans

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by martinohr
28 Nov 2012, 4:16pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hit by cabbie - RESOLVED
Replies: 21
Views: 4241

Re: Hello ... and it happened to me.

having been involved in similar incidents over the years in which I was hugely un-assertive due to being shaken up/minor injuries I rehearsed the approach I will take to any future accidents 1) insist that police and ambulance attend, refusing to move until the ambulance arrives and I'm assessed for...
by martinohr
28 Nov 2012, 3:24pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: How do I handle a large, busy roundabout?
Replies: 20
Views: 2913

Re: How do I handle a large, busy roundabout?

Lawnswood roundabout is not easy for motorists either, simply because it is so busy and traffic has to be quick to get on there. I think a lot of the advice in the cyclecraft book can be unhelpful in heavy traffic situations. My first suggestion is to avoid that particular roundabout at the busiest ...