"Sorry mate, I didn’t see you". Is a catchphrase used by drivers up and down the country. Is this a driver being careless and dangerous or did the driver genuinely not see you?
According to a report by John Sullivan of the RAF, the answer may have important repercussions for the way we train drivers and how as cyclists we stay safe on the roads.
A fascinating article about how human eyes and the brain perceive vision, including the fact that it is physically incapable of perceiving certain things that are critical when maneuvering a vehicle. It also includes several suggestions for drivers and cyclists to take into account to try and compensate for these issues.