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​When a vehicle turns left as a bike or scooter is ridden against the direction of traffic ​

​These collisions happen when a person riding a bike or scooter on the road against the direction of traffic collides with a driver making a left turn.

In this diagram, a person on a bike or scooter is riding against the direction of traffic as a driver makes a left turn.


  • Cyclist or scooter rider = 100%
  • Driver = 0%

The rules of the road

Cyclists and scooter riders must make sure they are travelling with traffic on the correct side of the road. 

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are: 


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