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Dealing with turning traffic ahead

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Text appear: “Turning traffic.” 

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Hawk eye image multiple vehicles trying to turn on a road with arrows pointing in the direction of the turn 

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Narrator – “Here’s a typical source of danger. You’re riding across town, approaching an intersection with two cars waiting to turn. You’ve checked your mirrors, another car is behind you. Multiple hazards, so what do you do?” 

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Vehicles moving on the road

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Narrator – “Check your mirrors to make sure you’re aware of what’s going on around you. Check that you haven’t left an indicator on.” 

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Vehicles moving on the road 

Text appear at the bottom: “Make yourself conspicuous and get ready to brake if necessary.” 

Ride Forever logo appear bottom right and remains there every time there is a step text 

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Narrator – “Use your brakes, so the brake light lets the driver behind see that you are slowing down. Ensuring you get seen is essential. Road positioning is important and a lateral movement can also help you get noticed. High viz gear might help too. Have the other road users seen you?” 

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Woman in the car look out while driving 

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Narrator – “Is there eye contact? Is there any wheel movement?” 

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Biker rides in the middle of two cars halted on either side of the road waiting to turn 

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Narrator – “What are your options if a car does turn: where can you go?”

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Vehicles moving on the road 

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Narrator – “It’s a situation where every move you make is crucial So you need to be sure about what you can and can’t do. Continue through the intersection and make sure you’re aware of any hazards.”

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Two cars on either side of the road come to a stop position as the biker approaches 

Text appear: “Give yourself time to react ad position to be seen.” 

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Narrator – “Remember: where vehicles are turning, be prepared to slow down to give yourself, and others, time to react.” 

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Text appear: “Remember… look for clues to make sure other road users have seen you. It there eye contact? Is there from wheel movement?” 

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Ride Forever website address appear: 

Rideforever.co.nz 

ACC and Ride Forever logo appear side to side at the bottom right.