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Old 25th January 2019, 09:13 PM
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I reckon she was in shock

and that's why she legged it.
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Old 25th January 2019, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by reb500
I reckon she was in shock

and that's why she legged it.
Yeah,to be fair she took a fair wallop ....you wouldn’t be thinking right after that at all
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Old 25th January 2019, 11:08 PM
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Shose sun links never work for me. too many background scripts. Anyone got a link to the dudes video?
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Old 28th January 2019, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by gap35
Did I see the same footage as you? Hiding behind the van? He checked and saw the bus parked/stopped beyond the crossing point, the [email protected] pulled into right side lane to avoid the same bus as did the motorcyclist and his view of her was completely blocked as was her view of potential traffic behind the [email protected] - her fault 100%. In most of continental Europe pedestrians don't cross on a 'red man' they wait for green or at least have the intelligence to look before crossing" for once I agree 'stupid beeeatch' that hopefully won't breed...
yep hidden should have been there but hiding works just as well....was the same footage- just my perspective.
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Old 28th January 2019, 01:56 PM
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Default Re: Lucky girl, needs to pay attention

One of those moments when the saying "loud pipes save lives" might have made a difference.....
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Old 28th January 2019, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by crispy
One of those moments when the saying "loud pipes save lives" might have made a difference.....
or "look before you cross the road"...
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Old 28th January 2019, 04:37 PM
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Default Re: Lucky girl, needs to pay attention

Link to Photo (1254 kB)

He didn't see her either..........SLIDSY!
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Old 29th January 2019, 02:46 PM
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Default Re: Lucky girl, needs to pay attention

Originally Posted by Motomong
Two dopey bints did this to me yesterday, except it was on the N11, and there was no van blocking their view, and I was going a lot faster. The one day I didn't have the gopro on me too
Did you hit one/both of them?
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Old 29th January 2019, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by cracker boy
Did you hit one/both of them?
He hadnt got his Gopro on, so he didnt bother......
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Old 2nd February 2019, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by blk150
Link to the S*n newspaper? Fuck off
Rag newspaper
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Old 2nd February 2019, 04:50 PM
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Default Re: Lucky girl, needs to pay attention

Just to say it: It's a pelican crossing, not a zebra crossing. Right of way is determined by the lights, not by putting a foot on the road.

Even if it was a zebra crossing I'm fairly sure the UK has the same rules as us meaning a pedestrian is not allowed to put their foot out to gain right of way if it will cause oncoming traffic to brake suddenly or swerve - as far as I know that rule is still in place.

So it'd still be her responsibility to make sure it was safe to cross before doing so and if she's able to move between the van and the bike she's able to see the bike. Probably didn't spot him because of the sun which still means she shouldn't have crossed since she couldn't tell it was safe. (I'm sure we've all done worse)

Still, she only ran off because of shock/embarrassment. You only really think damage costs/insurance when you drive.
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Old 3rd February 2019, 12:07 AM
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should have got her digits
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