Here’s an example of what I was talking about in the comments section here:
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IMO, any cyclists who get into collisions on Market Street as seen above would be held not at fault, but the law’s a tiny bit ambiguous on this one.
This is not the typical dooring situation that was on the minds of the people who drafted CA’s dooring law back in the 1960′s, anyway.
Personally, I’d have the van’s right-side tires hugging the curb before I let anyone open the door on the right side, but maybe that’s just me.