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(found off another forum i frequent)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... BJ7GB1I280
Footage shows cyclist in what appears to be hi-vis gear.
ute opens door, cyclist gets knocked off.
Happened in Marine Parade Cottesloe WA 6011, Australia
7th of Feburary 2013
Anyone have any info on this incident?
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If there had been a car following, he'd probably be dead.
Probably worth sending this footage to the Victorian road safety authorities (given the James Cross case). Might give them more ammunition to beef up the penalties a bit.
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Not a nice thing to have happen at all
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I have seen many years ago how far an off balanced rider can end up. On a bunch ride, a rider in the breakdown lane hit an cat eye or similar and was "thrown" across two wide traffic lanes and finally came to a stop on grassed median strip. Had there been a car or two at 80km/h, all would have been history.
Ride defensive and stay in control.
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The police should get a copy of this video, to include in the accident report which will likely have been filed. Might be worth ringing around local hospitals as well, to get this video to the cyclist,
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