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WATCH: How Cyclists and Buses Should Share the Road

I don’t know about the rest of you folks, but here in Vermont, spring has arrived (and not a moment too soon, in my humble opinion). Time to get the bike out of mothballs, squeeze into those embarrassing tiny shorts, and prepare to sacrifice a really good hair day for the sake of a bike helmet (believe me, your coiffure is not worth a head injury).

Here’s a video that will help you navigate those tough urban streets by showing you how to interact with city buses. (Bus drivers, this is for you, too.)

From TreeHugger:

All Cyclists and Bus Operators Should Know This
Surprisingly, despite their very different sizes, bicycles and buses have many things in common. They both stick mostly to the right side of the road (in countries that drive on the right, that is) and move slower than most other vehicles. On top of that, buses are frequently making stops and moving in and out of traffic, making them particularly intimidating from the point of view of cyclists. But from the point of view of bus drivers, the relationship with cyclists can also be confusing. That’s why it’s important to teach both how to safely share the road, which is exactly what the video below does. It’s a must see if you are a cyclist or a bus operator.

Read the whole article here.

 
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