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The Bellinghman
Date: 2008-04-03 11:26
Subject: Usually it's the other way round
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Cyclists often rightly complain that other road users don't always see them. This is a problem - a number of collisions occur when vehicles pull out or cut across in front of them.

But this case is different: Cyclist doesn't see stationary van.

nil nisi bonum and all that, but <cynical>I can only think that, the van being stopped at a pedestrian crossing, the cyclist was too intent on running the red light and knocking over a pedestrian or two ...</cynical>
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Artela
User: artela
Date: 2008-04-03 10:59 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
My younger sister once cycled into the back of a stationary bright red post office van... she didn't live it down for quite a while! In her defence, it was hammering down with rain so she was in "head down" mode, but even so *LOL*.
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Linz
User: k425
Date: 2008-04-03 13:02 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Ex-husband cycled into the back of a stationary van too. He was in the lane, rather than in the gutter, and didn't spot that the white van ahead had stopped. In his defence, snowing a blizzard...
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