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Offline Brockett

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Duck and swerve
« on: December 08, 2019, 20:28:52 »


Dash cam footage without sound of a wide load that was a good bit further over the white line that was comfortable. The grass verge was available Pheeew
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2019, 20:32:10 »
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2019, 20:45:47 »
Try it again please. You Tube settings are getting harder to fathom ....
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2019, 20:50:53 »
Close...:shock:
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2019, 08:02:11 »
Where was the duck :smirk:
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2019, 10:39:56 »
Trust me:I ducked
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2019, 11:00:10 »
That front escort was not doing their job  :crazy:
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2019, 12:58:44 »
The wide load was travelling too fast for the bend and had strayed well over the "white line".
I only saw the escort's  hand waving on the video I did not notice it at the time.
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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2019, 13:15:10 »
 :shock: I'm not sure ducking would have helped much there, although a change of trousers probably would...  :shock:

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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2019, 20:23:45 »
Great Video, and reactions. Glad you're OK, seems you were instantly aware and reacted perfectly.

Great hazard safety vid also. On a bike I'd be hoping to be in postion 1 as the junction before the 'OMFG' was empty and on a RH bend. That should have been a good enough position to avoid the rapidly oncoming 'heavy mass challenge to the laws of conservation of momentum'.

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Re: Duck and swerve
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2019, 20:37:57 »
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