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Incident on 29 Sept 2011 in Holloway Road, London, UK between private hire people carrier turning left and motorcycle going straight on.

Highway Code on Junctions (see 182, 183)

"... watch out for traffic coming up on your left before you make the turn ..."

"... give way to any vehicles using a bus lane ..."

Google street views of the junction

 
Gap in bus lane for left turn
 
View into the junction

Photos of the road layout, damage and injuries (a lucky escape)

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IMG_180635_holloway_rd_north
IMG_180639_holloway_rd_junction
IMG_180645_holloway_rd_skid
IMG_180654_holloway_rd_scratches
IMG_180706_holloway_rd_scratches
IMG_180711_holloway_rd_junction
IMG_180718_liverpool_road
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P1010805a_kit_lower_left_holes
P1010805a_kit_lower_left_shoes
P1010805_kit_lower_left
P1010807a_jacket_shoulder
P1010809_trousers_hole
P1010811a_left_forearm
P1010812a_left_knee
P1010813a_left_ankle
P1010814a_left_shoulder
P1010817a_clutch_mirror
P1010818a_side_scrapes
P1010819_gear_change_bent
P1010820_side_scrape
P1010821a_flyscreen_scuff
P1010822_cracked_base
P1010926_knee
P1010927_shoulder
P1010929_ankle
P1010930_ankle
Q20120215_liability_accepted_800
SMIDSY settlement

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