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Driver of FJ05 VSX Close Pass Shouting You Should be in the Cyclelane. Wrong. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFPa-CL-Ci4

Close pass by driver of RV02 LFP.

Close pass by driver of KN12 EEG.

See clip at https://youtu.be/994rQ4Lj7jI Although I'm making the point that this is very poor driving, there is an argument that the road design here leads to this behaviour. I've seen this happen a lot here. Passing to Close Highway ... [more]

See clip at https://youtu.be/TaImOiLPAsE Just a really poorly judged overtake. sadly, don't know when this happened.

Sign advising HGVs not to overtake cyclists.

See clip at http://youtu.be/oRuzzQ33F0U I think this was a driver under instruction. If so, the instructor should be telling the learner exactly what they did wrong doing this manoeuvre directly afterwards. We all need to learn how to ... [more]

Red Bike is where to ride safely! See clip at http://youtu.be/ijZeu_Vz_-E Cyclelanes on Coldhams Lane are simply not safe due to driver behaviour. Here's the experience and how BikeAbility cycle training would approach it. Using t ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ijZeu_Vz_-E Cyclelanes on Coldhams Lane are simply not safe due to driver behaviour. Here's the experience and how BikeAbility cycle training would approach it. Using the "sharing" position (secondary) is ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ijZeu_Vz_-E Cyclelanes on Coldhams Lane are simply not safe due to driver behaviour. Here's the experience and how BikeAbility cycle training would approach it. Using the "sharing" position (secondary) is ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ijZeu_Vz_-E Cyclelanes on Coldhams Lane are simply not safe due to driver behaviour. Here's the experience and how BikeAbility cycle training would approach it. Using the "sharing" position (secondary) is ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/BWjlyGhDbPc This junction is under review for some improvements. Here's why it's desparately needed but also why the current proposal simply isn't good enough. The person driving attempts to pass when exi ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/HnOoYxlO0Eo Notice the way I wiggle at 3 seconds just as the truck is passing. I'm shocked at how close it is beside me (but out of shot). It looks like the driver is rushing to get past before the oncoming ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/v9L98BNv-FQ A slightly stupid and pointless close pass. The highway code is pretty clear that double overtaking is not acceptable in this space, given the vehicle should be off the other side of the road to do ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/FjWRzK6k46w I'm going around 24mph down the road and prepare to pass a stopped bus. Then I spot that it wants to pull out, so wave it out and pull in behind. I slow to around 20mph and prepare for the road ahe ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/fUjeHk9KhKA One of two close passes. I suspect purely a failure to remember proper road procedure rather than anything more untoward. Both passes where made to beat oncoming traffic, so basically impatient ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/fUjeHk9KhKA One of two close passes with a few seconds. I suspect purely a failure to remember proper road procedure rather than anything more untoward. Both passes where made to beat oncoming traffic, so b ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/eI-ryuWmmwY A really poor overtake that scared the living daylights out of me. I could have touched the car it was that close. Passing to Close Highway code rule 213. Motorcyclists and cyclists may sudden ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/hj7q7RLrAx8 This is just a rushed attempt at a pass. When oncoming traffic appears the driver trying to pass me is forced back into me, passing far too close. Also note that I'm just about to turn off the main ... [more]

See clip http://youtu.be/tUTakrAMSt0 This is a narrow road, especially with the parked cars on the left. Whilst trying to make a manoeuvre to get out of the road space, taking me into the middle of the lane, I got two impatient close pas ... [more]

See clip http://youtu.be/tUTakrAMSt0 This is a narrow road, especially with the parked cars on the left. Whilst trying to make a manoeuvre to get out of the road space, taking me into the middle of the lane, I got two impatient close pas ... [more]

Nine scary overtakes in 500 yards of road! Meet our daily Willingham High Street commute. Sleepy village this is not... we have a high speed rat-run through the middle of it with no cycling provisions. (There is a shared use path from th ... [more]

Driver of LY11 CVE passing while I'm nearly in centre of lane, approaching an intersection at a blind bend. (I'm preparing to turn right. This is the single worst point of my daily commute.) This is on High Street in Willingham, approach ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/jz29Q1kpRc8 Passing Too Close 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. Giv ... [more]

See link at http://youtu.be/_PzB_hiDYvk A classic case of a MGIF. Turning off the road a mere 10 yards after the pinch point yet moves dangerously close to me all to save less than a second. Passing to Close Highway code rule 213. M ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/0cb07jc6JY4 I'd planned a spot ahead where I'd be well over with plenty of space to pass, but this person driving has no patience at all. Notice also that there accelerate to avoid hitting the oncoming person ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/uT3vP0wxWSY There's no space to overtake on the section of road just at the beginning. The driver behaves well and doesn't try, especially when oncoming traffic appears. I try to be nice and pull right over in ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Xfppu81VYEM There are parked cars opposite every few dozen yards. At the start of the clip a driver comes up and steadily gets closer and closer before trying to overtake and pulls almost next to me at 15 seco ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/hNnhxMLoqOA An impatient overtake of a person cycling on the other side of the road, whilst passing parked cars makes this car drive into my roadspace. Highway code rule 213. Motorcyclists and cyclists may ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/BGr1W_z1Tpc Haven't done this in a while, too depressing. But this is a class example of bad impatient driving. I'm riding out of the gutter (the dotted cyclelane is under water a lot!) but in the bus lane. ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/MoMVF8MtZws Although these classic cases of breaking Highway code rule 163, rule 213 really applies here all too well. Ths cyclelane at the edge of the road is virtually impossible ot cycle along as it's so ba ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/xXxC6w9XCUc This section is always a bit awkward. First the hill past the primary school. I usually have to slow to about 10-12mph but there's always plenty of parked cars so there is not very much space and c ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/H28aR0STTsQ At witnessed here before this summit is really unsighted for oncoming traffic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU9i87j4OEs The driver here clearly considered that slowing down just in case there ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/9iB9EInic5s Why not use all the road like you are meant to! Highway code rule 213. Motorcyclists and cyclists may suddenly need to avoid uneven road surfaces and obstacles such as drain covers or oily, wet ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ySHlNZGckXw 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 ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/eEmsLppR15M I just keep hearing traffic pushing through when there is a pinch point. Eventually I pull out to protect myself from close passes. The car directly behind me was a good distance away and then feig ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Wbl1bNOKRpU 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 ro ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/JpXRmoP8kM0 You can see this driver is trying to cut the corner to get round at speed. Cutting into me! Highway code rule 213. Motorcyclists and cyclists may suddenly need to avoid uneven road surfaces and ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/UoHnnGDgSvY 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 ro ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/oqJKNzd4uhc 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 ro ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/0FYGEZYQeHY 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 ro ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry-Tx1XFp5k This wasn't a close pass, it was all legal and safe, just completely boneheaded. As the clip starts parked cars and oncoming traffic are visible. So why pass only to stop? Whilst ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5YkBD767m0 Simply this in "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 But it's more like a MGIF. Traffic is slow in front and there's parke ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Afw8gZ4kNB8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Although this is much more at this level. I'm in the primary postion to stop cars passing and there ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/uGpWLkqcqGk "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 2 close passes in succession. The first whilst a car is coming. If you think I should be in the cyc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/uGpWLkqcqGk "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 2 close passes in succession. The first whilst a car is coming. If you think I should be in the cyc ... [more]

See part of clip at http://youtu.be/gACL95oIGr0 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This road is terrible for people cycling. A very rough, potholed road with cars paying no a ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/lr2pjE3__yY "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 A rushed pass in a village as we approach a corner.

See clip at http://youtu.be/o4kzHqzWvwY "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 With no oncoming traffic why isn't this car like the first one and in the other lane?

See clip at http://youtu.be/3wd0sBZybok Notice the parked car at the beginning of the clip. The car behind overtakes me at the same point as that parked car. Not only that, the car stopped around 200 yards further on. So, close, impatien ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0sJgN7tGPs Not only does the HGV get too close to me, by looking at satellite images and road markings, it's also over the 30mph speed limit. Not far from a school. "Highway code rule 163". ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ltf0ajnBDMM A pinch point at the exit of a roundabout. Just a plain bit of impatience from both drivers, but the second was worse as closer. All they had to do was wait a second or so to ensure my safety. " ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/kl9HUN2cdmc A good pass. The blind summit is too difficult to see past. This driver slows and I hear them doing so. I push a bit harder to get to the top quicker then signal that the road is clear as I have be ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/T3EIwwfnr_U A good pass. The blind summit is too difficult to see past. This driver slows and I hear them doing so. I push a bit harder to get to the top quicker then signal that the road is clear as I have be ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/oLtIk1g5t78 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Rushes to get past at the same time as oncoming traffic. Then has to wait (most usual) for traffic. ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/y7701clr664 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 With the road clear there is no need to be this close.

See clip at http://youtu.be/h1x75CMNVkU "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This car decided to "go for it" despite oncoming traffic. This forced the oncoming car to slow whil ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/G3BzqBowjZk "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/MxoNRowO6Rc "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 The first car to pass is fine, the second is too close, and the third is utterly pointless. I stop ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/MxoNRowO6Rc "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/q_2H_HBfFD0 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 I take the primary position in a pinch point as I've had cars too close when in the normal position ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Rcx-WJ825Lg "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/JCImDHEJmg8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This village is full of parked cars. This driver pushes through when there isn't space. Then has to ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/MaXsyo6Hces "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Another clear road. Why even be on the left side of the road?

See clip at http://youtu.be/iSIjWxINzUo A driver shows how to do it. I'm in primary as I get many close passes at speed here. I hear the car coming form behind. Then I hear them starting to slow down. I pull into the secondary position a ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/G24kIGmY2fw "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Another appalling pass here. Again I'm in the primary position as I get close passes in the normal ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/zcHY5rpcjcs "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 The whole road is free. Feel free to go all the way over. Like the Highway code says. No reason to ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/3FKlnA6cNVw An Attempt by KV03 YVB & Why I Stopped It. 1 second behind me at 15mph is ~ 7-8 yards, 2 seconds is 15-16 yards. Bike length: 2 yards Car length: 4 yards Looking at satellite & clip, pinch p ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/6H3kd5EgfNM "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Notice how I jump, and the trailer after the 3-wheeler was an added bonus.

See clip at http://youtu.be/dtfs9zGioN4 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Can't be bothered to wait a few seconds, would rather risk my safety.

See clip at http://youtu.be/R8XWr122t5Y Forthe first 3 drivers, "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And for the taxi driver wildly gesticulating at the gutter... People cyc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/R8XWr122t5Y Forthe first 3 drivers, "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And for the taxi driver wildly gesticulating at the gutter... People cyc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/R8XWr122t5Y Forthe first 3 drivers, "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And for the taxi driver wildly gesticulating at the gutter... People cyc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/R8XWr122t5Y Forthe first 3 drivers, "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And for the taxi driver wildly gesticulating at the gutter... People cyc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Yyd-P0pzc1A "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 But, by being less than a foot from me, this is more like careless driving. http://www.driving-law ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/_RVtXeXTIZA "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Both passes here were too close, but the second was the worst and quite scary. Pointless as well, a ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/uBTE_txeN1g "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Notice the jump to the left just before the close pass. I thought I was going to be hit.

See clip at http://youtu.be/GKBBlle9z1s "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/2rLqVAQw7H4 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Did my floors a couple of years ago. Should remember for next time that this company won't make the ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/OgRq_EF_gpg I couldn't pick up any details here but it's a good demonstration of how when the road conditions get worse, drivers don't seem to respond at all and even get worse. Checking out both taxis here ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/W0R57JzNFe8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And couldn't see round the corner for oncoming traffic.

See clip at http://youtu.be/H_dtva35Ygo This driver did slow down and pull over properly and got a wave from me as a result. I got a nice wave back as well! Happy, unstressed people all around! This is the driver obeying "Highway code ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/LGFWw4BR3hw Hmm, this pass is probably okay. It was slow enough to not disturb me. I was doing less than 10mph, so going over double-white lines in the middle is allowed (Highway Code rule 129 http://www.direc ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ezxJ81HuAV8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/fR-8at8Wepc "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 At this speed, with nothing coming, why is the driver on my side of the road at all?

See clip at http://youtu.be/Z1jg0CFWVYE "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 I hold back at the beginning knowing that the car was following me. I gave them plenty of time to p ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/CM2YtulVpL8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This driver really does not get this rule. Even round bends and with oncoming traffic they seemed t ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/8S1zbI0TngI "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And notice the speed indicator flashing. Looking at the footage against satellite images makes this ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/c7g1CIfZEUA "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Pointless for two reasons. First, the pinch point is approaching. Second, the driver turned right a ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/HoxQee2Gom4 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Written numberplate on trailer is not legible either.

See clip at http://youtu.be/u3AfvKR9fnA "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And a very sharp pull in. I'm doing over 25mph, so driver made a bad decision to overtake, there wa ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/WK0dD6x81T4 We'll start with the first 2 obvious offences. 1. "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. Y ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Z-b3WpO4Sqc "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This is over 40mph within touching distance. Must be on the edge of dangerous driving and at minimu ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/cNWENFgeF0Q "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Although this driver was so close as to be on the edge of careless driving. http://www.driving-law ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/0XGHX4_VeZ8 "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Yes, only a few minutes after first doing it (http://youtu.be/YbOdwzi-K0U) this driver did the same ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/82tTg3eyr3I And here's a driver who CAN overtake properly. I was approaching a summit which drops off quickly afterwards. You really cannot see ahead until you get to the top. I heard them slowing, so I pu ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/YbOdwzi-K0U "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And a follow up a few minutes later at http://youtu.be/0XGHX4_VeZ8

See clip at http://youtu.be/6OqeNjly6OA And here's a driver who CAN overtake properly. I was passing parked cars but quickly spotted a space where I could let them pass. I did and slowed my pace a bit to help. Waves and smiles all ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/VkAKaQXMTUU "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This was pretty scary as had no idea what was on-coming and had the bike right behind me.

See clip at http://youtu.be/cvxTZD5GiSc "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 This is even more important when travelling at high speed on a road that is narrow for 2 lanes.

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