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Old 05-29-2008, 08:35 AM
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Default The other kind of flashers

Originally Posted by wsbob View Post
The deal with the guy putting on his flashers is a new one on me. That seems a bit much, unless he had a really good reason; particularly bad section of road, traffic, etc.
I think the driver who "flashed" me was probably freaked out to see a cyclist that close to the center line waiting to make a left turn. He/She probably thought either a) I was going to foolishly barge ahead into oncoming traffic and they were taking emergency measures to avoid crashing, or b) I was in untold peril waiting there for 5 more seconds for traffic to clear and they were saving me by allowing me to escape sooner.
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