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Don’t Door Me

Seen at the Sea Otter Festival… I’m a little handicapped because I lost my laptop computer power supply, so I’m limited to what I can upload and post via my phone As before, I’m the guy biking to the Sea Otter festival pulling a trailer behind me up A Road from Highway 68. “Up” is read more »

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New passenger mirrors on taxicabs to help prevent doorings

From San Francisco’s Mission Mission, which notes the installation of small mirrors for cab passengers to look at before they open the door: Oblivious taxi passengers exiting the vehicle have long been a constant menace to cyclists on Valencia and other streets with bike lanes for some time, so let’s hope this addition becomes more read more »

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New passenger mirrors on taxicabs to help prevent doorings

From San Francisco’s Mission Mission, which notes the installation of small mirrors for cab passengers to look at before they open the door: Oblivious taxi passengers exiting the vehicle have long been a constant menace to cyclists on Valencia and other streets with bike lanes for some time, so let’s hope this addition becomes more read more »

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Need help with dooring laws in USA

I found 40 states have a law on the books prohibiting opening a car door into moving traffic. I know for a fact Virginia doesn’t have one because they’re debating the issue this week. I can’t find a dooring statute for 9 other states. Before I report this as fact, if you happen to know read more »

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San Francisco cyclist doored, injured by passing bus

Passive language (“the car door opened” of its own accord) is typical in collision news reports like this, but the cyclists swerving into the bus adds an interesting passive / aggressive touch. A bicyclist was injured in a collision with a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency bus Saturday after swerving to miss a car door read more »

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Seth Meyers and his bicycle dooring humor

Discussion doorings in Chicago and this video at Grid Chicago. Related posts: Dooring video Seth Rogan rides a stationary bicycle Open discussion: Bicycle access on trains
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LOOK! for cyclists

Dooring video that will be played to passengers in the 13,000 yellow taxis in New York City reminding passengers to watch out for passing cyclists. According to NYC DOT, commuter bike riding has more than doubled between 2007 and nearly quadrupled in the last decade. While the risk of death and serious injury for riders read more »
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Tracy Morgan doors a bicycle

“Comedian” Tracy Morgan (30 Rock) doors a cyclist in New York and blames the victim. The “30 Rock” star was sitting in his parked car on Third Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. when the unidentified bicyclist pedaled north and slammed into the silver vehicle. “I mean this guy was wearing all black,” said Morgan. “If read more »

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Dooring video

Dashcam video from a car dramatically shows what happens when somebody opens a door into a cyclist. The cyclist just narrowly avoided becoming road pizza when the driver swerved to avoid hitting him (or her?) Via Keri @ Commute Orlando. The video she uses was removed from YouTube because it violates YouTube’s “policy on shocking […]

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