Know Your Enemy 2: The Door Zone
Do you trust the occupants of a parked car to look before they fling a door open? And How wide does a car door open?
But it’s not all one sided - sometimes I see riders doing things that are just plain asking for trouble. A good example of this is filtering through traffic - in the UK it’s legal, but you have to bear in mind that you’re putting yourself in a place that drivers & passengers in cars are probably not expecting to find you. So when I do it, it’s with caution - ideally on the outside of the stationary traffic, with as much space as possible. If I go past a row of cars waiting at a junction, and I’m on the pavement side, then it’s at a walking pace - unlike this guy: