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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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    Quote Originally Posted by JPprivate View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by DX-MAN View Post
    Maybe no serious DAMAGE, but scofflaw is murder to clean out of your radiator fins....
    Favorite post of the week!
    That's gonna leave a mark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DX-MAN View Post
    Maybe no serious DAMAGE, but scofflaw is murder to clean out of your radiator fins....
    RANS V3 (steel), RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

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