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2020-10-01 2:15 PM

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Subject: I'm bored and had to dodge two cars on my run today...
OK BT! Share your stories with me. I had a great run today through the local neighborhood and felt a little like I was in the game Frogger. One car missed my by about 3 feet. The other car had me by inches. Both were on their cell phones and turning in front of me. I was watching very carefully and following all the appropriate rules of etiquette.

How close have you come when running or cycling to drivers and such?


2020-10-02 8:48 AM
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Subject: RE: I'm bored and had to dodge two cars on my run today...

Close!

My preference running was ALWAYS go behind a car rather than in front.  

Riding, I had a driver distracted by a dog (out in the country) come into my lane at a dogleg. Driver saw me late ( I was watching it all develop).  The driver turned around, caught up to me, and apologized (meaning 2 more passes by the dog).

2020-10-06 1:03 PM
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Once had to do the full two hands on the side/front of the car and push off to avoid getting clipped as he rolled through the sign at about 20 mph. Sadly that is SOP in NJ.
2020-10-07 7:48 PM
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Subject: RE: I'm bored and had to dodge two cars on my run today...
Been hit by a woman backing out of her driveway (way too fast!)
2020-10-08 7:35 AM
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Subject: RE: I'm bored and had to dodge two cars on my run today...

Had to do the Starsky-and-Hutch hood slide once in Seattle on a run around Lake Union. Car came out of a driveway and didn't stop til it was across the full sidewalk. I didn't even stop.

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