Why Check the Mirror when You Can Cause a Bike Crash [Video]
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However, the real life out there in the street differs quite a lot from the dream world of video games, and even on some occasions, “re-spawns have happened, nobody is happy to be involved in a bike crash. Or a scooter one, for what's worth.
And that's why defensive riding is especially recommended when closing in to junctions or when the traffic gets busy in multiple lanes. Some of the road users, both car operators and riders will occasionally forget to check with their mirrors and will act as if they're the only ones left in the face of the Earth. And if you're coming in from behind and are not aware enough about the possibility that things go wrong in any moment... you're riding into a crash.
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