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This morning I was riding along a single carriage road, but with a hard shoulder on the way to placement. Just about to filter with a motorway off ramp coming in on the right so slowing slightly and checking that shoulder and a Taxi (Peugeot van type things) nearly takes off my left shoulder.

Get to lights about 50 yards down the road and the driver has a go at me for riding in the middle of a road. He didnt take kindly to me pointing out that it was with the intention of stopping people doing stupid overtakes on a particularly dangerous piece of road with lots of cars filtering in and changing lanes and you have to have your wits about you.

So mad I didnt call his cab company or the police.

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sponging-machine [90 posts] 6 years ago
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Better than being crushed by said taxi.

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dave atkinson [6223 posts] 6 years ago
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Definitely worth calling the taxi company, i reckon. it shouldn't go unreported.

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OldRidgeback [2620 posts] 6 years ago
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Call the cab company, report it to the cops and log it on the CTC website. Drivers like this need an official warning to realise that they're a danger.

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canyonsi [31 posts] 6 years ago
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Just to show that not all taxi drivers are such as this, I pulled up at a junction last week, taxi pulled up, window, "here I go" me thinks...... but no, "nice to see someone with some decent lights"

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miffed [162 posts] 6 years ago
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yeah was kicking myself that i didnt take down the registration.