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Hilux tried to run me over

Discussion in 'Your Near Misses - A Place to Vent' at netrider.net.au started by seefu, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. Just need a place to vent! The adrenaline is still pumping..

    I was riding home tonight. Around 9pm in the rural area of Darwin where there are no streetlights. I came around a large sweeper where there was a car with HID (reflector) headlights sitting on the side of the road. He turned his lights off as I approached but there was another car off in the distance coming towards me and he turned all his lights on (HID for his headlights and HID spotlights) blinding me.

    I slowed down quite a bit as I approached as I couldn't see then I realised this stupid car (silver Hilux) was coming into my lane trying to run me over!!

    I managed to squeeze in between the car parked on the side of the road and this bloody hilux but only just. I think it was pure, dumb luck that got me out of that one because I was blind!

    I didn't manage to get plates cos I was blind going towards him and after I passed, I just needed to get out of there, my heart was going much faster than my bike is capable..
  2. normally i'm all for shit stirring people - not the case here, shit go mate glad you came through with nothing more than a racing heartbeat.
  3. With any luck the bastards will wrap themselves and themselves alone around a tree somewhere.
    and report the bastard to the po-po. You might not be able to identify them but it will add up with other reports and get the cops to investigate.
  4. Yep he's been reported. I posted this on our local Darwin forum and looks like someone may have encountered the same person. Same area, similar car (not too sure on details due to darkness).
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  5. Glad you're OK. No one needs that kind of crap.
  6. Good. I hope a croc gets the mongrel.
  7. They only get German tourists don't they? With a bit of luck he will cop a return from a road train.