Everyone who has ridden a bicycle and has had a vehicle at high speed and without respecting minimum safety distance of 1 meters He has felt the sensation of the push of the wind that makes the rider lose control of the bicycle for a moment.
In the event that he does a truck this multiplies, even reaching power totally destabilize and fall to the ground even if the safety distance is maintained.
The iberobike website has published a video that demonstrates in a very visual way the air movement what a truck does when passing near a person
In the following video you can see through the smoke from an electronic cigarette, as it affects the air even more than 1m50 away.
What cyclists experience when a large vehicle passes them without proper distance / speed reduction…pic.twitter.com/ol0paLynK2
- Cycling Professor (@fietsprofessor) June 23, 2019
A few minutes after leaving my children at school, because in one time a PERSON, a FATHER, a FAMILY.
Do you know that if you throw me and I fall under the tons of your death? Do you know? Do you know and she sweats it? 😠😠😥😥
🙏🙏🙏 #respect 🚴 #meter and a half #enunabicivaunavida 🙏🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/oz2hhZ3YTY
- RAMACABICI (@ramacabici) June 20, 2019
In this other video posted in the Tweet comments, they put a recording of an overtaking