A lot to do with Observation & Planning, or rather the absence of such.
The Police Drivers’ Handbook – Roadcraft – devotes more than 20 pages on the subject & many more besides, presenting some of the risks, real & potential, which include:
- The Human Factors
- The reality of Looking, but not Seeing
- Making Links
- Night Driving
- Peripheral Vision
- Scanning the Environment
- Zones of Visibility
Please check your understanding.
We present here a video with a YouTube link. Please watch and see if you can predict the reasons why this is such a dangerous crossroads
And remember, we share the road with all users and cyclists are some of the most vulnerable.