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Discussion in 'Your Near Misses - A Place to Vent' started by Rented, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. Hi guys,

    Last night I was riding along, following some Toyota station wagon, with another car in the left lane (which has to turn left) coming up behind, going 5-10Kph faster. The care in the left lane came up alongside, then, quick flick right, indicator after, and enter into the space in which I was previously occupying, as I'd seen the flick start and braked pretty damn hard to get out of the way. Dead sure he knew, because I was pretty much alongside when he did it. We weren't that close to the left hand turn, so there was no immediate need for him to flick lanes.

    So, I followed him, and when we stopped, and as it turns out, I was in between his mate in the car in front of me, and himself. He didn't get out, so I went up and asked him why he felt the need to do that, and he said he was sorry with a smile on his face. I started being very loud and sweary, but I had to walk away or I would have punched him.

    If I was in a car, I would never have got out of the way in time.

    Rant over, just sayin!
  2. Had you been in a car the fcukwit wouldn't have done what he did. Instead he would have seen you.
    I kid you not. I was riding in the right lane next to the open drivers window of a car in the left lane, I was slowly going past (best not to speed where I was as the police have a habit of setting up speed traps along there). He just started pulling in to the right lane, didn't look until I, very loudly, called him a C*NT and very quickly accelerated away....