Cyclist Jeffrey H. Marks has written a piece for BaltimoreSun.com that is focused on stopping right hook accidents.
Here’s a short snippet:
The police said that Mr. Krasnopoler ran into the front of the car that passed him and turned right. But how is a bicyclist traveling in a downhill bike lane around 25mph supposed to know that after passing him, the motorist will slow down and abruptly turn right across his lane into the Broadview Apartments private driveway? Other than disobeying the law and not using the bike lane, I don’t see how Mr. Krasnopoler could have avoided the crash.
Be sure to read the whole thing over at BaltimoreSun.com.