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Honking at the cyclist

Keri Caffrey was shooting video with bike patrol officer Bill Edgar of the Orlando Police Department as they took the lane for a law enforcement bike education project. A motorist lays on the horn to harass the cyclists before Officer Edgar moved over and stopped where the motorist could see his “POLICE” shirt. Edgar then read more »

@AAAOregonIdaho I recently learned that honking at…

@AAAOregonIdaho I recently learned that honking at cyclists is apparently a common and accepted practice in the UK. @transsafe

Don’t honk at cyclists, Bro

Whenever I ask non-cyclists not to honk at cyclists, they often react with surprise. “I sometimes honk to let you know I’m behind you!” they explain.

Defensive riding

In my categorization of More Vulnerable Users, tractor trailers are more dangerous than delivery trucks, which are more dangerous than pickups and SUVs, which are more dangerous than cars, which in turn are more dangerous than motorcycles, which are more dangerous bicycles, which are more dangerous than people on foot. The higher you are on read more »

Electric car horn for bicycles

I occasionally talk a big game in the various social media sites, but I’m generally a pussycat on the road and big believer in cooperating with other traffic when I’m on my bike. I’m assertive about my road rights, but I won’t be a complete jackass just to make a point. Hence, I’m not a read more »

Did a car horn kill Erica Abbott?

From the New York Daily News: [29 year old Erica] Abbott suddenly lost her balance … after a car horn honked and she turned her head, witnesses said. The cyclist, who was wearing a helmet, fell toward traffic and a 2002 Mercedes-Benz ran her over, police and witnesses said. This is horrible. Please don’t honk read more »