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Old 19th Jan 2019, 12:45
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Uplinker
 
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Originally Posted by ShyTorque View Post
When I began my motoring career on a motorcycle in the early 1970s I made the conscious decision to always ride with the dipped headlight on, day or night..............it seemed to enrage certain car drivers. Any number of times I had drivers stop to angrily inform me that I had my lights on. I always used to thank them, say I knew that and they had just confirmed that having the light on made them fully aware of my presence. There have been countless accidents caused when car drivers have pulled out in front of motorcyclists..............the motorcyclist ought to have had his headlight on...
Agree; I rode with dipped headlight. Was does annoy me when driving a vehicle is when riders drive with full beam. That is uneccessary and hazardous because it causes distraction and can obscure other obstacles.
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