Any ideas?

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Re: Any ideas?

Postby Phil Fouracre » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:01 pm

See your point :D but, I would have no 'intent' whatsoever, simply riding along, abiding by all the rules of the road! If someone drove into me, where is the intent? Perhaps I could have a fluffy toy attached to the end instead, 'sorry officer, didn't realise how heavy it was, I had to use that steel bolt with that horrible sharp hex head!'
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Re: Any ideas?

Postby thirdcrank » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:05 pm

I'd believe you ...
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Re: Any ideas?

Postby Graham » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:24 pm

Phil,

I find that signalling with my right upper arm out horizontally and the forearm & hand vertically downwards generally conveys the clear message "Pass me at a safe distance."

It is obviously not a turn right signal.

Most motorists respond well : a few clowns shout or otherwise (deliberately) misunderstand. You will never stop the punishment passes, alas.

I suspect that a mechanical device for space-marking will be impractical.

If I had an ongoing problem, like yours, I would be getting one or more cameras and fluro waistcoat reading "On Video".
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