Something we see regularly in our Near Miss if the Day feature is motorists carrying out dangerous overtaking manoeuvres on cyclists at points in the road where measures have been taken to prevent such incidents from occurring.
Today's, from West Yorkshire, is a classic example as the driver of a Boots Pharmacy van squeezes past a cyclist at a point in the road where white hatching followed by a traffic island is meant to highlight to motorists that they should not overtake because it is dangerous to do so at that location.
It was submitted by road.cc reader Philiip, who told us: "Yet again I find myself in Skipton falling foul of traffic calming measures.
"Just in the space of a few hundred yards I am accosted twice by drivers who can't understand that two into one wont go.
"This is a regular occurrence on this road and I wonder if any cyclists have actually been hurt or even killed here?"
He added: "I have contacted Boots asking then to have a word with their drivers, just awaiting a reply!"
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.
Simon has been news editor at road.cc since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background has proved invaluable in reporting on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, and the bike industry. He splits his time between London and Cambridge, and loves taking his miniature schnauzer Elodie on adventures in the basket of her Elephant Bike.