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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Here’s an astonishingly simple trick that could keep you from killing a cyclist | Grist

bike lane labeled as "door lane"
Gary Rides Bikes
If you’re a city cyclist, you live in fear of car doors. On your right, there’s often a line of parked cars, most of them sitting silently, harmlessly, empty. But inside some of them lurks that most dangerous of creatures — a human being — just waiting to stupidly open up the door in your path, giving you the terrible choice of a) swerving into the parked cars, b) swerving into traffic, or c) hitting the door and flying either head-first off your bike or helter-skelter into traffic and under the wheels of a car which will kill you. [Keep reading at Grist]


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