/ Something interesting about collisions at junctions...
I'm reminded of broaching to a relative the thing people say about how people would drive more carefully if a big spike was sticking out the steering wheel, and they said that there always was a spike in the form of the steering column, and it didn't seem to make any difference. I agree about fewer blind spots likely being helpful, there'll always be moments where smeary windows and it being dusk or dark will make it harder to see what's happening, and fewer blind spots are bound to help.
> Its down to a lack of understanding of how the event unfolds. If someone doesn't look properly then hits something they failed to see, then the cause was not looking properly. If they didn't look properly then they won't see it. It doesn't matter what colour/brightness they are, not looking = not seeing the fleeting small object. Covering the fleeting small object in fancy colours isn't fixing the problem.
Exactly, there's not a lot one can do about anybody being a doofus and failing to look. Flashing lights on helmets and handle bars seem to catch the eye. I mounted my front light on the very right hand side of my handlebar on my commuting bike when I used to have one, so that I'd get a little bit more room from anything coming the other way. It seemed to work.
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