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Old 09-09-20, 11:01 AM
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Another Delaware fatality

Another cyclist was killed in Delaware yesterday morning . I am not judging as I only have the article to go on. Apparently, the cyclist was in the right hand lane and a van was merging back into that lane and rear ended the cyclist, a 59 year old man. No further information at this time. A tragedy for all involved.
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Old 09-09-20, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by delbiker1 View Post
Another cyclist was killed in Delaware yesterday morning . I am not judging as I only have the article to go on. Apparently, the cyclist was in the right hand lane and a van was merging back into that lane and rear ended the cyclist, a 59 year old man. No further information at this time. A tragedy for all involved.
“I didn’t see him”
”Oh, well that’s OK then - off you go...”
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Old 09-10-20, 09:31 AM
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If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the rear-ending vehicle would have an insta-ticket! At the least....
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Old 09-10-20, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Digger Goreman View Post
If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the rear-ending vehicle would have an insta-ticket! At the least....
So what, would an insta-ticket issuance satisfy your quest for "justice"?
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Old 09-11-20, 09:14 AM
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A news paper report would be welcomed here.
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Old 09-11-20, 10:01 AM
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A news paper report would be welcomed here.

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Old 09-12-20, 06:48 AM
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If the van struck the rear of the bike, I can't believe that the driver didn't see him. Even if traffic was slow in the van's lane and the rider was moving up fast in the right lane, the rider would have been in front and thus visible in time for the driver to avoid colliding.
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Old 09-12-20, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike View Post
So what, would an insta-ticket issuance satisfy your quest for "justice"?
Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
A news paper report would be welcomed here.
I see a trend here...
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Old 09-14-20, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost View Post
If the van struck the rear of the bike, I can't believe that the driver didn't see him. Even if traffic was slow in the van's lane and the rider was moving up fast in the right lane, the rider would have been in front and thus visible in time for the driver to avoid colliding.
It depends on how quickly he changed lanes and what other traffic was there.

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