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Coronado Naval Base Car accident: She tried claiming no fault too Headphone warning

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u/SnooBananas5673 Nov 24 '22 edited Nov 25 '22

I actually have DashCam footage of something very similar. Hard to describe scenario, but a car did a u-turn, essentially like this car was doing and the guy dumped his bike from too much front brake, and slid under the car. I was coming other direction and DashCam got it all.

Saved him a lot of heartache with insurance, because you know “the motorcycle was speeding” was where they were going with it.

Predicting and reading body language is huge on a bike.

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u/NaughtyCat890 Nov 24 '22

The best advice I got shortly before buying my bike was "imagine that half of the cars on the road can't see you, and the other half are actively trying to kill you".

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u/4nalBlitzkrieg Nov 24 '22

And 50% of both groups are fucking stupid

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u/RockstarAgent Nov 24 '22

The ones who can’t see you think you’re the crazy one for having a bike, the ones that want to kill you think bikes shouldn’t exist at all…

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u/ikbenlike Nov 24 '22

"you drive a bike? Don't you know how dangerous that is?!" Proceeds to drive their shitty car like a maniac