This happened yesterday when I was on my way to uni. Was having a pretty good day till this happened then the day went from swell to hell pretty quick. http://g.co/maps/68vf So if you look at the street view of the google map link i posted up above. I was first in line at the lights, pretty much where the white van was in that street view image but i was still behind the two white lines, so i was hugging the left a bit while on my bike. I hadn't split lanes to get there, i was there first and just waiting for the lights to turn green so i can turn left and head on my own way. A white van, one of those ones for work, squeezes in the same lane I'm already at so he is directly to my right so i assume he can get a head start when the lights go off. At first I didn't notice him coming up till he stopped to my right. at which point, i turned and looked at him and his passenger. I rolled my eyes cause this is just a disaster waiting to happen one day. (on many occasions i've had close swipes cause of this) and the passenger sees my eyes rollings and than starts arguing about how he's in the right. I tell him it's only 1 lane, why is he treating it as if i'm in a turn lane? why is he intruding in my lane when i'm already here? At which points he really gets angry and starts acting as if he wants to get out of the van and have a punch on on the streets. I tell him to relax and that look it's just common courtesy and a safety thing. He continues to argue back so i decide to ignore him till the lights turn green and just rode out of there. What annoys me is the fact that if a cop saw me and him arguing there is a high chance that the cop would've taken the van's side as he may assume i was lane splitting and hence fining me for such when in fact i did no such thing. On top of that, who tries to start a physical fight over something like this? are you serious? what are you? in year 10? You're a full grown man, act your age and be mature. Lesson I've learn from this? Hog the lane. Hog it like fat kid eating pizza.