Flier: ‘Dutch Reach’ Example for Officials, Educators, Advocates

Here is a useful flier to introduce the Dutch Reach countermeasure to prevent 'doorings' to government officials, road safety experts, driving instructors and road-sharing advocates in your state, province, city or town.  

Note; All flier content is in the public domain. Sources are listed (far) below.

 

MA DOT Blog Announcing Dutch Reach dooring countermeasure inclusion in 2017 Driver's Manual.

2017 Mass. Driver’s Manual, Chapter 4: Rules of the Road, p. 109:

Danger of Open Doors to Bicyclists, Rules of the Road p. 109, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Driver's Manual 2017. Text of Dutch Reach dooring countermeasure rule.

Stop Dooring graphic from New Haven CT TT&P 2013 flier, & Dutch Reach Project outreach business card with contact information.

 

MA Dooring Rule Flier to Download, Adapt &/or Print

Note: A PDF copy of the flier is available immediately below.  Right-click mouse to Copy & Save to your computer.

Alternatively, a Microsoft Word .doc version with inserted .PNG images is provided beneath it.  Click Download Icon at bottom left of its frame to download & save.

Graphic images used in the flier are also available individually.  Each may be copied & used for your own anti-dooring activist or educational purposes.  The set of component images (as PNG vector files) is found furthest below.  

NOTE: Use Scroll Sliders outside frame to navigation down!

PDF version: Click on image to Copy & Save to computer.

Flier Dutch Reach 4 Officials Drivers Ed Promotion.docx

WORD version: Click Download Icon at bottom left of its frame to download & save.

Images used in flier here available as PNG files for copying & use.

MA DOT Blog Announcing Dutch Reach dooring countermeasure inclusion in 2017 Driver's Manual.

Source:  https://blog.mass.gov/transportation/rmv/rmv-adds-new-bicycle-safety-advice-to-drivers-manual/

Danger of Open Doors to Bicyclists, Rules of the Road p. 109, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Driver's Manual 2017. Text of Dutch Reach dooring countermeasure rule.

 

Source: 2017 Revision Massachusetts Driver's Manual, Chapter 4, Rules of the Road,  p. 109. 
http://www.massrmv.com/Portals/30/docs/dmanual/chapter_4.pdf

Stop Dooring graphic from New Haven CT TT&P 2013 flier, & Dutch Reach Project outreach business card with contact information.

Graphic to Prohibit Dooring of Bicyclists. A composite by Dutch Reach Project comprised of New Haven CT TT&P "Doors Hurt" graphic + universal NO symbol.

 

Sources:  Composite includes City of New Haven, CT, USA "Doors Hurt" flier's cover graphic, overlaid with universal symbol to prohibit a behavior - red circle with diagonal slash.  See Menu:  Resources >> Anti-Dooring Campaigns - New Haven, CT; & WikiCommons image: http://bit.ly/2sNKA4d-Sign4NO

 

Dutch Reach Project education & outreach instruction in the far hand method, line drawn graphic, & contact information.

 

Source:  Dutch Reach Project education/outreach 'business card' text, with line drawing graphic by Project volunteer Lissy Herman, in WikiCommons: http://bit.ly/2sIeOe1-DutchReachLineDrawing