Ride Share & Truck Safety Videos with Far Hand Method

DRIVER EDUCATION BY UBER & SAN FRANCISCO BICYCLE COALITION

San Francisco Uber -- with help from San Francisco Bicycle Coalition -- has released a fine set of 4 short safety videos for their drivers focused on bicyclists' road rights, hazardous situations, infrastructure and safety tips.

The far-hand Reach is taught in the first video (at minute 1:07); while driver responsibility for safe pick-up and discharge of passengers is covered in the fourth:

 

Open the following link to view and learn about their 4 videos and collaboration.

 

Sharing the Roads with Bicycles - Info & Video

Uber's videos were released Sept. 22, 2016.

VIDEO FOR TRUCKERS SHARING CITY STREETS WITH BICYCLISTS & PEDESTRIANS

The City of San Francisco in consultation with SF Bicycle Coalition and Walk SF produced this 2015 truck/rig/bus/coach etc. driver training video.  Over 1o0 Bay Area corporations have hosted SFMTA-led driver training sessions for their fleet drivers using this video.  

Note:   Though as yet unnamed back in 2015 when this video was made, the Dutch Reach method is demonstrated at minute 14:30 of 17.

For full info on San Francisco's LUVDS Program click:  Large Urban Vehicle Driver Safety Program.

 

Share the Road, Same Rules, Same Rights - Video for Motorists re: Bicyclists

Share the Road, Same Rules, Same Rights with cycling pro Robbie Ventura.  Produced by the League of Illinois Bicyclists' Motorist and appears on You Tube with as Motorist/Driver's Ed Video on You Tube.

Note:  While the far hand method is not narrated, the woman driver shown exiting (at minute 4:18)  has reached across with her right hand to the door latch, swiveled and does a direct view 'should check' back to directly view on-coming traffic, ie. she does the Dutch Reach.