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[OT] Dutch Reach [was Re: Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?]


On 2018-01-30, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:48:29 +0000, Matt Wheeler wrote:
>
>> Checking the side mirrors isn't particularly helpful advice if you're
>> sitting in any seat other than the driver's seat, however.
>
> That's a fair point.
>
> But it really only applies to those sitting on the driver's side in the 
> back seat. On the passenger's side, you open the door towards the curb, 
> out of the way of both cyclists and on-coming traffic.

Unless the bike lane is between the "parallel parking lane" and the
curb[*], in which case it's the passenger side doors that are used to
catch bicycles rather than the driver's side doors.

[*] This seems to be increasingly common here in the Minneapolis /
    St. Paul area

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