Science

Medical Minute: Preventing Deadly ‘Doorings’ For Cyclists

Getting ''doored'' is one of the most feared events for any urban cyclist, but a Boston physician is trying to do something about it.
Getting ''doored'' is one of the most feared events for any urban cyclist, but a Boston physician is trying to do something about it.
Credit Steve Eberhardt / Courtesy Atlanta Bicycle Coalition

Getting “doored” is one of the most feared events for any urban cyclist. That’s when a motorist or vehicle passenger who isn’t paying attention swings open their door into the path of an oncoming cyclist. A retired Boston physician, affected by the death of a local barista and nursing student who got doored, is trying to do something about it.

Tune in and learn about the Dutch Reach, and why you should do it whenever parking on city streets.

For more information:

Like us on Facebook