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Besides doing break neck speeds, the rider is simply a bone head....

Made my sphincter hurt watching...

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He was lucky as can be If you ask me.. At least he had the sense to steer clear, but the margin for error was too close for me....

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The quick and soon to be dead.
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Makes me thing he's a real D A! And I don't mean Droppers Anonymous either.

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An inch is as good as a mile.. A miss is a miss...

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An inch is as good as a mile.. A miss is a miss...

Soon in a news report near you....

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No miss on this one!
Had to hurt!

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Scheisse!

That'd certainly cause you to sheetzinyerdrawers! What is sad is there are riders like this everywhere raising the motorcycle hazard stats everytime they launch their rockets beyond their riding abilities! This guy will be one soon!


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No miss on this one!
Had to hurt!
Notice in most of these videos that they never show the conclusion. I hope that the rider got up and beat the hell out of the driver..That would be a nice twist on reality...Not that I condone violence, but sometimes, well all the time. Stupid people should not breed!!!

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I hope that the rider got up and beat the hell out of the driver..That would be a nice twist on reality...Not that I condone violence, but sometimes, well all the time. Stupid people should not breed!!!
Although the car pulled a bone-head maneuver, this accident is the biker's fault. Biker also had plenty of room to slide by on the left - he should have stayed off the brakes, or had ABS.

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Although the car pulled a bone-head maneuver, this accident is the biker's fault. Biker also had plenty of room to slide by on the left - he should have stayed off the brakes, or had ABS.
My thought too. Had he been riding in the middle of his lane instead of the far right edge he would have missed the car by feet.
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Seems like in both videos, speed was the start of the chain reaction. Driver pulling out was wrong, but the bike seemed to be going a little too fast for the conditions and much faster than other traffic.

Second video, it seemed that the car was changing lanes unsafely without a signal and bike as again a little too fast to react correctly. Good he had some of the right gear.

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If you look at the second video, the driver does have his turn signal on. Hard to say not being there, but it sure looks as if the bike rider should have seen this one coming in plenty of time.

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If you look at the second video, the driver does have his turn signal on. Hard to say not being there, but it sure looks as if the bike rider should have seen this one coming in plenty of time.
Absolutely. It appeared that the car had died and was just rolling. Either way, it was moving across the lanes at a very slow speed. It's clear the rider wasn't aware of his surroundings. One cannot afford to be inattentive for even a few seconds on a motorcycle.
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Absolutely. It appeared that the car had died and was just rolling. Either way, it was moving across the lanes at a very slow speed.
I think the driver of the car intended to drop his passenger off where he pulled over - looks like some kind of public transportation stop. Perhaps the car couldn't get over earlier, so instead of going around again he just slowed down and went almost directly to the curb. The idiot did signal, though....

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I think the driver of the car intended to drop his passenger off where he pulled over - looks like some kind of public transportation stop. Perhaps the car couldn't get over earlier, so instead of going around again he just slowed down and went almost directly to the curb. The idiot did signal, though....
Signal or no, you have to admit that the biker wasn't paying attention to miss a car moving slowly across the highway and into his lane.
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Signal or no, you have to admit that the biker wasn't paying attention to miss a car moving slowly across the highway and into his lane.
Agree completely - I don't think the biker saw the car much before he came into frame. You'll also notice that there weren't any cars in the #2 lane (counting from left) so had biker been paying attention this really should have been a non-event.

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He should have missed it, but I am betting he was on hopium

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For some reason this seat is WAY up my ass.....

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I'm curious what the car was stopping for. If he was just dropping someone off for the bus stop, he should lose his license for driving like such an idiot.
On the other hand, it does look as though the rider had plenty of time to notice what was going on and didn't see it, but that move across the 3 lanes was pretty ridiculous. Looks like at least a broken left leg, I hope he was OK.
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You run into the rear of anything, It's your fault no matter how stupid the situation.

Head- on crashes are different story, but this instance I don't think the car would have been at fault. Cycle was going crazy fast for conditions/line of sight.

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You run into the rear of anything, It's your fault no matter how stupid the situation.

Head- on crashes are different story, but this instance I don't think the car would have been at fault. Cycle was going crazy fast for conditions/line of sight.
I agree Doug; even though the driver of the car was a moron, the biker was a bigger idiot for not seeing the situation.

The car was in the "impact lane" for at least three seconds before the rear-ender!

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....The car was in the "impact lane" for at least three seconds before the rear-ender!
At fault: "failure to anticipate" rule.

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