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Old 07-08-09, 07:58 PM   #1
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near miss

So I am coming home and my wife tells me she almost hit a cyclist. (obviously stuff for some serious cussing out, after all I preach to her regularly that she needs to be careful with so many bikes around in the summer if she drives around in her death cage).

So here's what happened: 4 way stop sign. She comes to the intersection first - stops, intending to make a left turn. A van approaches from the opposite and stops. She got first to the intersection so she slowly starts out to make the turn and a cyclist on a "race bike" speeds through the intersection - previously well hidden by the van (the cyclist passed the van from the left). No stopping, no pausing, no looking. If she had taken the turn any faster...
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No stopping, no pausing, no looking. If she had taken the turn any faster...
It could have messed up the grill but probably wouldn't have done any serious damage.
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Maybe no serious DAMAGE, but scofflaw is murder to clean out of your radiator fins....
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