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Filtering and lane splitting: Is it safe and legal to filter on a motorcycle in the UK?

Filtering, also known as lane splitting, is legal in the UK. It gets you through congested traffic a lot faster than hanging about in queues of vehicles, but carries a greater element of risk (although, that said, filtering takes away the risk of getting rear-ended by an inattentive fool of a car driver). 562 more words

Motorbikes

999 - Filtering Behind the Emergency Services

Filtering/Lane Splitting behind an ambulance. Good or bad? Let me know in the comments!

Blog

The Threshold

Generally I don’t filter at lights.  I personally think it’s rude and entitled.  I have a big-picture vision of uplifting the reputation of motorcycle riders in the eyes of the rest of the people we share the road with.   329 more words

Beginning Motorcycle Riding

I Have a Theory...

When I first toyed with lane-splitting, I felt like I was going 6 different directions – eyes peeled, hand on clutch, hand hovering over brake while controlling the throttle, left index finger flashing the brights, and left thumb hovering over the horn. 203 more words

Beginning Motorcycle Riding

let's play who's the dickhead here? (answer: the person who's not me)

Here’s the situation: you’re in your car at the stoplight in the left turn only lane.  A motorcycle shows up off your front right bumper and gets in front of your car.   300 more words

Transportation

Bill To Allow Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Stalls In California

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBSLA.com) — Legislation to make California the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between vehicles in slow-moving traffic has stalled in the state Legislature. 102 more words

Features

Bill To Allow Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Stalls In California

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Legislation to make California the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between vehicles in slow-moving traffic has stalled in the state Legislature. 119 more words

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