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Old 05-31-18, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by mcours2006 View Post
As a motorist, and I do drive on a few occasions, I do take extra precautions to not be involved in any collisions. As I said earlier, the time you take to be cautious and defensive when behind the wheel is more than made up for the time you'd lose if you were involved in a collision when you are inattentive and reckless. I just keep that in mind.

As for cyclists, I am extra mindful of them, giving them plenty of space when passing.
So true! Even if you got stuck behind a group of cyclists for 5 minutes (unlikely), that's noting compared to the potential YEARS of stress you would suffer dealing with the ramifications of an imprudent move. When I'm the motorist, I figuratively tell myself to just chill. Any inconvenience is almost immediately forgotten.
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