Danger on the Road

Just a bunch of video links I ran down a couple of years ago and still visit once in awhile. I compiled them when I was learning to ride and felt the need to remind myself of why I needed to exercise extreme caution on two wheels. Some of these have really made me think a lot about how I drive too…..

testosterone at its finest
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80591493/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/675599/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1063765/

why riders should keep a bike length behind, and staggered!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/7963/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/763160/

wobbles
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/179600/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/172637/ (this is the Isle of Mann race)

know where the brake is before you take off like an idiot for the first time!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/7908/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80447288/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/665468/

why you shoulder check
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/536/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/850794/

why you look ahead
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/346916/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80682114/ (HOW did he make it through unscathed!)
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80689041/

why you scan before entering ANY intersection – Green does not always mean go
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/371042/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/424091/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/907488/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1015935/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80821166/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1055186/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80632466/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80578445/

don’t underestimate speed and distance and don’t forget to know what’s going on behind you!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/961320/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80435884/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/430642/

Left turners!  - remember right of weight, not right of way
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1024480/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80718383/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/531/ (Love how concerned other drivers are!!!)
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/900149/

Pay attention to signs and watch for wildlife!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/764306/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/953792/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1025367/

Let someone else test the intersection first!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80718383/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/965379/

Expect the unexpected and watch all parked cars closely
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80513778/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/896396/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80597963/

No such thing as a safe parking spot!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/843919/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/1029830/

Good Grief!!
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80981696/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80645682/

Not motorcycles…but you have to wonder how…why…?
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/413886/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/77026/
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/395763/