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Photo #40582

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I thought I'd made my way through the pinch point fine without a close pass. But no, directly after it this driver comes in close, just before I was going off the road. Pointless.

Notice the way they force the oncoming traffic almost into the opposite side cyclelane? So, is there space? No.
Highway code rule 213.
Motorcyclists and cyclists may suddenly need to avoid uneven road surfaces and obstacles such as drain covers or oily, wet or icy patches on the road. Give them plenty of room and pay particular attention to any sudden change of direction they may have to make.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069858

And more importantly Highway code rule 163.
Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. You should give motorcyclists, cyclists and horse riders at least as much room as you would when overtaking a car.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

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