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Re: OT: Re: Emergency braking and bird anatomy [was: Re: DVD copying and CSS]



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On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 06:00:03PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> It's a requirement in the UK Highway Code. While Paul decries it on
> safety grounds, the rationale is in fact that going around the other
> vehicle like this is safer because you can see oncoming traffic at all
> times, instead of having to nose out with the car turning across you
> blocking your view.

Actually, it's not usually the car coming at you that's blocking the
view of where you're going, it's the cornerpost next to the windshield...

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