SUMMARY – if you’re a driver, you need to understand how you’re likely to make the ‘looked but failed to see’ error before it happens… far from being ‘dangerous’ or ‘badly-behaved’ road users, both the driver and the rider in a SMIDSY are likely to be riding and driving as they usually do… turn your head more slowly and remember that bikes can be harder to spot… on busy roads take a moment longer to give bikes chance to appear from where they might be hidden… on faster roads take a moment longer to see how quickly bikes are moving… move your head from side to side to check behind the car’s blind spots…
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Great information, I think more people need to understand this, and drive more carefully on the roads specially on the highways, loved your thoughts.
Thanks for the support Bruce.
I’m doing my best to get the information out there.