The latest video in our Near Miss of the Day feature shows a motorist making a very close pass on a cyclist on a road with deep puddles caused by thawing snow earlier this month.
It happened to road.cc reader Andrew on Limpsfield Road in Warlingham, Surrey, on Sunday 4 March.
He told us that he encounters similar overtakes on nearly every ride he does.
In this case, he said the motorist was driving the car "too fast for the conditions, not taking into account how close it was to me."
The weather created an extra hazard, since there were "big, deep puddles on both sides of the road," meaning Andrew "moved out to avoid them" - sensible cycling, since potholes could be hidden underneath.
"The car was a long way off when it moved towards the middle of the road," he continued. "It didn’t slow and came very close going very fast.
"I have reported it, but heard nothing," he added.
"I report all close passes. I did get one phone call from the police, but it was only to say they needed videoo, not stills.
"I had been taking burst shots to save space on the card. I bought a bigger card and now video every ride."
Over the years road.cc has reported on literally hundreds of close passes and near misses involving badly driven vehicles from every corner of the country – so many, in fact, that we’ve decided to turn the phenomenon into a regular feature on the site. One day hopefully we will run out of close passes and near misses to report on, but until that happy day arrives, Near Miss of the Day will keep rolling on.
If you’ve caught on camera a close encounter of the uncomfortable kind with another road user that you’d like to share with the wider cycling community please send it to us at info [at] road.cc or send us a message via the road.cc Facebook page.
If the video is on YouTube, please send us a link, if not we can add any footage you supply to our YouTube channel as an unlisted video (so it won't show up on searches).
Please also let us know whether you contacted the police and if so what their reaction was, as well as the reaction of the vehicle operator if it was a bus, lorry or van with company markings etc.
Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.