Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before…
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…
A bloke parks his bike 1.5m (5 feet) behind a car, an SUV, in a quiet street.
The rider dismounts and checks to see that there is ample room for the driver of the car to get out if they need to. He notices that there is a similar distance ahead of the car.
The car is maybe 4.3m (14 feet) long, so the rider deduces that should the driver wish to get out, it would be a mere formality with no special maneuvering required.
The rider leaves his machine in the belief that it will be safe for the short time he is away.
Alas, he was mistaken.
Can someone explain to me how the driver of a car with so much room fore and aft, and a reversing camera with proximity sensors, still manage to reverse into a motorcycle and knock it over?
Fortunately, the driver remained at the scene and provided full details for insurance purposes.
Damage bill: Just shy of $4000 AU