Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

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Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby Mèo Đen » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:30 pm

For me at any rate! :lol:

Earlier today I was riding my moto along street 90 heading for Monivong. I was just about to pass a parked vehicle when a guy on a moto, driving fairly quickly cut in front of me causing me to brake hard. As he passed me the car door of the parked vehicle opened suddenly and the occupant got out. The guy on the moto plowed into the open door and alighting occupant. Bike went sliding sideways down the road and the rider "hit the deck" The vehicle occupant got hit, but not hard enough to prevent him hurling abuse at the rider lying on the road.

If he hadn't "cut me out" I might have ended up in the door and because the rider had caused me to break I was traveling slow enough to stop, and not run over bike and rider. I was able to steer around the "mess" and avoid the quickly gathering police and spectators. :thumbsup: :lol:
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby vladimir » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:00 pm

You have 8 lives left.
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby Mèo Đen » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:24 pm

vladimir wrote:You have 8 lives left.


Down to 5 unfortunately! :-( :grin:
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby LexusSchmexus » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:43 pm

Why is the guy opening the door hurling insults? I can think of very few cases where the person opening the door wouldn't be at fault.
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby Lucky Lucan » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:18 pm

Funny story, but as above I blame the car driver. The motorcyclist was a fucking moron too though, it's common knowledge that you shouldn't pass any parked car too close unless you can see it's empty. People do this shit all the time here though. Even if they spend half their daily route driving on the wrong side of the road they'll still pull out without looking each way. That's if they even look at all, backing out of a parking spot straight onto a busy road is very popular here. I'm surprised I haven't died already but I spend an hour or two in traffic every day and I've never been hit or hit anything. There's a methodical madness with the flow, and other than the few silly fuckers racing around and weaving like crazy most drivers are civil. Later at night is sketchy though, those concrete road dividers don't break themselves. 8-)
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby 104 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:22 am

Lucky Lucan wrote:Funny story, but as above I blame the car driver. The motorcyclist was a fucking moron too though, it's common knowledge that you shouldn't pass any parked car too close unless you can see it's empty. People do this shit all the time here though. Even if they spend half their daily route driving on the wrong side of the road they'll still pull out without looking each way. That's if they even look at all, backing out of a parking spot straight onto a busy road is very popular here. I'm surprised I haven't died already but I spend an hour or two in traffic every day and I've never been hit or hit anything. There's a methodical madness with the flow, and other than the few silly fuckers racing around and weaving like crazy most drivers are civil. Later at night is sketchy though, those concrete road dividers don't break themselves. 8-)


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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby Oldnews » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:22 am

Good stuff. Like to see people who zoom out by twisting those 150cc+ auto grips without dcaa get it. Car door sounds about right. Almost been killed by the zoomer outers many many times. Not had many car door openers so far. Touch Lucky Lucan's head.
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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby parkcar » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:13 am

Mèo Đen wrote:For me at any rate! :lol:

Earlier today I was riding my moto along street 90 heading for Monivong. I was just about to pass a parked vehicle when a guy on a moto, driving fairly quickly cut in front of me causing me to brake hard. As he passed me the car door of the parked vehicle opened suddenly and the occupant got out. The guy on the moto plowed into the open door and alighting occupant. Bike went sliding sideways down the road and the rider "hit the deck" The vehicle occupant got hit, but not hard enough to prevent him hurling abuse at the rider lying on the road.

If he hadn't "cut me out" I might have ended up in the door and because the rider had caused me to break I was traveling slow enough to stop, and not run over bike and rider. I was able to steer around the "mess" and avoid the quickly gathering police and spectators. :thumbsup: :lol:
good story


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Re: Impatient motorcyclist prevents accident!

Postby RainMan » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:24 pm

parkcar reckons 'good story' :lol:
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