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Originally Posted by bakerjw View Post
Around here, being in the mountains and all, we don't have too many straight roads. There are some that will put a rising or setting sun right in line with the road and although I try to avoid those in mornings and evenings, I am extra cautious when I do have to ride them.

But if a driver cannot see well because of the sun, they are obligated to reduce speed.
Yet far too many take the Tim Allen approach of "more power..."

It's interesting how "fear from the rear" tends to be a motivating issue here... drivers tend to fear slowing traffic, or being hit from behind almost more than hitting someone/something. There is an overwhelming need to go fast and not be the one "slowing down others." This notion is far more pervasive than it should be.
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