Car Runs over bicycle At Critical Mass ride
Thanks for subscribing! In March 2007, a car is seen apparently crossing over the island median, entering in the middle of the mass of bicycles participating in the critical mass ride. The car proceeds to follow a bicycle. and then hits the bicycle and runs over the bicycle and a couple more. At least a few bicycles were damaged. There may be some physical injuries to some of the bicyclists, skaters, and pedestrians in the area, that were hit be the motorist.
Cyclist Hit by Impatient Driver RX06 ZXV RX06ZXV
Report on Stop SMIDSY here: http://www.stop-smidsy.org.uk/incident/2810 I was originally worried by the first car in the clip due to them being not properly in the lane and slower driving. But as I was cycling up this stretch of road that is barely wide enough for two cars and on a blind corner, the driver of the Polo decides to try an overtake. He came out of nowhere and at some speed, despite me holding the strongest possible road position (allowing room for oncoming traffic). To avoid colliding with the silver Land Rover, they instead drive at me and force me into the kerb. The sound you can hear is the sound of the car hitting my body. The Land Rover driver sounds his horn, clearly startled as well. The car then drives off without stopping, I was too shocked to shout after them. No damage to the bike. The polo is not registered on the Motor Insurance Database. Volkswagen VW Polo, Black RX06 ZXV RX06ZXV
Car pulls out in front of me and then fails to stop for police.
This driver clearly pulls out in front of me on a roundabout, unbelievably there's a traffic police car behind him who see his error and put on the blues and twos and chase him down the road. Strangely enough, the man can't see his error and he thinks the police are after someone else and so he pulls in only to pull out again. I recieved a friendly wave and thumbs up from the cops on the way past. Parts of the audio are cut out due to my passengers being rather vocal about the situation.
Car drives into stationary cyclist - AP62AYW - With Police response
AP62AYW blocks both the "bike box" and a bus coming round the corner, before driving into me while the lights are red and I'm stationary. He then continues to block another bus and not care at all that he's run into me. This is the first incident on my channel that I've reported to the local constabulary as I have concerns that he should probably not be on the road. NB. I drove slightly past the stop line so that I could indicate to the driver that the buses could get past if he reversed back a bit. Update - I got the following message from the Norfolk constabulary: "The contents of your email and the Youtube footage have been reviewed by both our Legal Services department and Road Policing Inspector. We thank you for bringing it to our attention but a decision has been made that in this case we would take no further action. This is down to the following reasons:- · The weather conditions making it difficult for the driver to see · Neither party comply to road traffic regulations in relation to stopping at the line for the red light · At a damage only incident of this nature parties would deal via their insurance companies · Due to the amount of people including yourself rallying around the driver and possible public order offences the driver would have reasonable excuse not to engage with you. We are also unable to assess the fitness of the driver without a breath-test or FIT test being carried out at the time which would have to be presented as evidence in a court of law. " Well at least they looked at it. I'll have to try to remain calmer next time someone drives into me. Hope he doesn't accidentally kill someone.