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Pittsburgh Cyclist Says Driver Deliberately Hit Him

Nick Drombosky, the owner of Fiks:Reflective, says that a driver deliberately struck him with his vehicle today. From the Post-Gazette:

Mr. Drombosky extended his arm as a reminder to the driver that a Pennsylvania law enacted this year requires vehicle operators to give at least four feet of clearance when passing a bicycle.

The reminder evidently did not sit well with the truck driver, who swerved to the right to knock Mr. Drombosky to the pavement, the bicyclist said.

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  1. erikNovember 14, 2012 at 12:22 am

    the worst part about these types of stories is how little they phase me anymore in that this is a story i’ve experienced (thankfully not quite to this degree, but with similar intention) multiple times and heard hundreds of times.
    just last week while riding to work at 5:30 in the morning i had a birdcage thrown at me from a car’s passenger side window.

    let’s all look out for each other.

  2. RaiynNovember 14, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    I helped fund his first Kickstarter project (the wheelstrips) he seems like a pretty decent guy. Brad, if you could keep us posted.

    @erik Caged by a cager? Sorry but ROFLMAO

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