Today's video in our Near Miss of the Day series shows something that will be familiar to any cyclist - a motorist overtaking a rider as they pass a line of parked vehicles, causing them to get squeezed between the two.
It's made worse in this case by the fact there is a vehicle coming in the other direction too - meaning the van driver gives even less space to the cyclist being overtaken.
It was filmed on Monday in North Parade, Portsmouth by road.cc reader Adam, who told us: "My language is a bit colourful as the van passes, but I composed myself and just looked at the driver at the traffic lights.
"I could not believe that he overtook me whilst I was passing parked vehicles and there was an oncoming vehicle on the other side of the road.
"He seemed to realise his poor spacial conduct, but then could have given more passing space after the lights to redeem himself.
"This is one of many closes passes that I have experienced on Northern Parade, and my lack of confrontation this time may mean that I am starting to become immune to it."
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.