13 SMIDSY – looked, saw and turned anyway

SUMMARY – motorcyclists may believe that drivers don’t care about bikes or see them as a source of danger… they further believe the lack of empathy means they don’t look hard enough… this belief does not appear to be founded on any solid evidence, just speculation… gap acceptance studies show no right-of-way violations in thousands of passes… statistically, one study indicates that car drivers crash with other cars just as often as with motorcyclists and that they do not crash with motorcycles more often than motorcyclists with other motorcyclists… 



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