'What is car dooring, and is it illegal?' - you asked Google, and we've got the answer

An all too common form of incident that can cause serious problems for cyclists

Car dooring is a major hazard for cyclists in urban areas

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As cyclists we constantly have to have our wits about us, particularly when riding in urban areas, with a whole load of hazards that could potentially cause us injury.

One of the most common hazards that cyclists face is "car dooring", which has led to the death of cyclists in the past.

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