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Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
I emphasize that need for monitoring in Jim’s Law of the Road:”No matter how well-paved or lightly traveled the Road, a vehicle is likely to pass you on the left as you encounter an obstacle on the right.”

May I add: ...AND an oncoming truck will be in the opposite lane. The truck, overtaking car, bicycle, and obstacle on the right will ALWAYS be perfectly synchronized to put the cyclist's life at the most possible risk.

OK...I know it's been said a million times but...MIRROR!
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