On Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:22:49 AM UTC-5, swldx...@gmail.com
> The fairy-cyclist on the receiving end of this close pass in the Surrey Hills last week described the driving of a van driver as “incredibly reckless and selfish” – and once you’ve viewed the footage, it’s impossible to disagree.
> It was filmed by road.cc "reader" Jeremy on Sunday 24 October. He told us: “Staple Lane is a stunning climb from East Clandon across the A246 towards Shere and the Surrey Hills.
> “The hedgerows are high and Staple Lane narrow and steep with a *****blind***** corner towards the bottom.
> “You don’t expect to see a Black Peugeot van hurtling towards you and narrowly miss head-on at 0823am.
> “It was incredibly reckless and selfish driving on such a narrow lane popular with fairy-cyclists,” he added.
The van seems very close to the grass verge on his own side of the road. Did Jeremy not pause to think that 08:23 am is a time of day when many people are travelling to, or as part of, their work?
And what does the route's popularity with fairy-cyclists have to do with anything?