Category: Incidents

Left Hooked by Distracted Driver

Cycling along the A444 Weddington Road, Nuneaton when a driver cut across my path to turn into the petrol station, forcing me to brake heavily to avoid a collision. Speaking to the driver, he admitted he was distracted by another vehicle. He was very apologetic, hence why I’ve blurred his registration and face. Hopefully it will be a mistake that

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Completely Clueless Drivers

It seems some days drivers can be the best in the world, other days they’re clueless morons. Today seemed to be the latter. I decided to take a ride to the neighbouring town which involves a short stretch of 50mph dual-carriageway, which has two lanes for a significant portion. And it was in this portion that I suffered two close

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MGIF: Possible punishment pass?

This silver Volkswagen decided a wait of a couple of seconds until the clear opposite lane was too much to ask, and overtook very closely just as another car came the other way. I wonder if this was a punishment pass for me daring to overtake the pulled-up bus, or for keeping up with the van at the start of

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MGIF: Pinch-point Overtake

The white car decides a great place to overtake a cyclist would be at a traffic island. The pass here is close enough that I could reach out and touch the car if I was so inclined. Close passes like this are inexcusable regardless of where the driver is going, but to make this worse, he then takes the right

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