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Life’s too short to finish it early!

March 26, 2015

If you are fully aware of the info below, please share this with a friend…

cyclebm– When passing cyclists, give them plenty of room, time and space to manoeuvre.
– Before overtaking make sure there’s a room ahead
– Allow plenty of room… do not cut in.
– Give cyclists at least as much room as you would when overtaking a car.
– You MUST NOT overtake by crossing a solid white line… unless cycle’s travelling at 10 mph or less.

I WAS NOT FULLY AWARE…

[Laws RTA 1988 sect 36, TSRGD regs 10, 22, 23 & 24, ZPPPCRGD reg 24]

Motorcyclists and cyclists

211  It is often difficult to see cyclists… Always look out for them before you manoeuvre…   Be sure to check mirrors and blind spots carefully.
212-3  When passing cyclists, give them plenty of room. Give them time and space to manoeuvre.

Overtaking

162 Before overtaking you should make sure the road is sufficiently clear ahead and that there is a suitable gap in front of the road user you plan to overtake.
163 Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so.
You should allow plenty of room… do not cut in.
Give cyclists at least as much room as you would when overtaking a car.
165 You MUST NOT overtake by crossing a solid white line…
You may cross the line to overtake a cycle if they are travelling at 10 mph or less.
You MUST NOT overtake the nearest vehicle to a pedestrian crossing…
You MUST NOT overtake by entering a lane reserved for other vehicles...

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One Comment
  1. November 3, 2011 9:53 am

    Good advice to motorists – it would be wonderful if they all took heed!

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