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Thread: Struck by SUV this evening on the Pike at Walter Reed (Arlington)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShawnoftheDread View Post
    Arlington drivers must be really outstanding and well-behaved.
    One would rather not have the dirty, sweaty cyclists scratch one's BMW. Hence the strict adherence to the 3 foot rule.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huskerdont View Post
    I'm amazed at that as well, but I'm more amazed at how often drivers seem to be angry at the person they hit or almost hit.
    I think that's a fear response, manifesting inappropriately.

    In Europe where the negligence laws are different and responsibility almost always lands on the driver (opposite of the U.S.), it might actually be anger.

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