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Old September 19th 18, 03:15 PM posted to uk.rec.driving,uk.rec.cycling
JNugent[_10_]
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Default Australian drivers carve up cyclists (short video)

On 19/09/2018 14:50, TMS320 wrote:

On 19/09/18 12:04, JNugent wrote:
On 18/09/2018 16:42, TMS320 wrote:
On 18/09/18 14:00, Bod wrote:

The problem seems to be with some car drivers that are waiting to
pull out from side roads, is they are only looking for vehicles.
Anything smaller doesn't seem to be on their radar.

Without knowing how you ride or where you ride it is difficult to
offer advice but there might still be something you could do to help
make yourself look bigger.


Yes - pink hi-viz.


Wrong. And not for aesthetic reasons.


What is your reasoning?

Does hi-viz not work? If not, you'd better tell the authorities. And
give them a better explanation than you're about to post here.
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Old September 19th 18, 05:03 PM posted to uk.rec.driving,uk.rec.cycling
TMS320
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Default Australian drivers carve up cyclists (short video)

On 19/09/18 15:15, JNugent wrote:
On 19/09/2018 14:50, TMS320 wrote:
On 19/09/18 12:04, JNugent wrote:
On 18/09/2018 16:42, TMS320 wrote:
On 18/09/18 14:00, Bod wrote:

The problem seems to be with some car drivers that are
waiting to pull out from side roads, is they are only looking
for vehicles. Anything smaller doesn't seem to be on their
radar.

Without knowing how you ride or where you ride it is difficult
to offer advice but there might still be something you could do
to help make yourself look bigger.

Yes - pink hi-viz.


Wrong. And not for aesthetic reasons.


What is your reasoning?


I gave it in an earlier post.

Does hi-viz not work? If not, you'd better tell the authorities.
And give them a better explanation than you're about to post here.


Depends on what they hoped to achieve with it and on whether they have
actually achieved it. I have no idea what the original reasoning was,
other than that the culture of putting hi-viz on everything and fairy
lights on vehicles has become indistinguishable from religion.
 




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