I promised I would put up a thread on my recent SMIDSY adventure. We all know you can be in the right and it still ends up hurting, Examining the incident will help me sharpen my roadcraft and perhaps will raise some things that help us all. It is not intended to absolve me of my part in the roadcraft. it takes two to SMIDSY. So this is the roundabout, it has 5 entries, split entries and exits and 3 pedestrian crossings. It is a bad roundabout and forces you to shift your focus of attention a couple of times to deal with entering vehicles and pedestrians. It is a busy roundabout with people tending to plant and go when they perceive a break in traffic :Lets face it SMIDSYs are all about being seen and perceived. My track is in Red, the car driver in Blue. As previously mentioned the roundabout requires you to shift your focus of attention. once as you enter from Ibbotson St to Grace Sr to Morwell Ave to the Pedestrian crossing on the exit into Watsonia Rd. It was this last shift of focus where I should have done better. I checked the vehicle in Morwell Ave and he had stopped by checking his wheels were not turning. I "thought" I had achieved eye contact with the driver. This where it all started to go wrong, I shifted my attention to the gathering pedestrians on the wedge shape island on the Watsonia Rd exit, they had stopped. Then SMIDSY .... So in the right legally but definitely a failure in roadcraft, end of ride, a couple of blocks from home, spider senses should be on extra sense alert. Feel free to comment, there are probably things I haven't thought of.