Police / video evidence

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Re: Police / video evidence

Postby mjr » 1 Jun 2020, 7:03pm

andrewwillans49 wrote:When cycling around the Hertfordshire lanes I always pull over as soon as convenient for me and let traffic pass. Usually get a friendly wave or toot. Can't say I get riled with bad motorists, part of life.
I've been cycling for 54 years and instinctively know my body is vulnerable to motorised traffic so ride defensively.

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Re: Police / video evidence

Postby Grandad » 1 Jun 2020, 8:03pm

Oh what it must be to lead a life of pure leisure and never need to be anywhere at any particular time(!)

Plan the journey time to allow for delays, both expected and unexpected.

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Re: Police / video evidence

Postby TrevA » 2 Jun 2020, 5:15pm

I had the same experience when reporting a recent left hook to Leics Police. They would not take it any further due to lack of an independent witness. But I’ve recently been thinking, since we were in a group of 6, only the front pair were directly affected (though we all had to brake sharply). If one of them had reported it, and I had been a witness, would that have worked?

Anyway, I have refitted my front and rear cameras, so that future incidents are recorded. And I’ve noticed that ChilliTech are selling their Bullet Cam at £39.99, so I might buy one as it’s lighter than my FLY12.
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