blind bend

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a curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving


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Ian Ibrahim, prosecuting, said the missing car was seen a short time later being driven erratically and at speed on the roads between Bishopston and Pennard inGower- at one stage it overtook two cars on the approach to a blind bend, and then mounted the grass verge at the side of the road and struck a rock causing one of the rear tyres to deflate.
McCabe - who was working for a taxi firm in Middlesbrough but was not on call at the time - simply stepped on the gas, repeatedly swerved on to the wrong side of the road and overtook on a blind bend at "excessive speed", said Mr Stranex.
A Work restaurant staff said near-misses on that blind bend in front of their restaurant is "common".
But it was built across a double-track road, narrowing it to a single lane that lead into a blind bend, making it a hazard.
A VAN driver who overtook on a blind bend caused a head-on crash, injuring another driver.
Goodwin, who now works for Jeremy Noseda and is a competitive cyclist, was out training and only a mile from his home when his racing bike was in collision with a van on a blind bend in Snailwell, near Newmarket.
It's understandable that Amwaj is still being built, but for contractors to put huge concrete blocks on the pavements to advertise themselves and force pedestrians off the pavements right on a blind bend with cars speeding by is not acceptable.
A group of ten-year-olds were taken within metres of a high speed train travelling at 125mph on a blind bend yesterday - by transport police.
First, and given such errors are commonplace across social media, especially higher up the ABC1 scale, I am taken aback that so few people bother to check what their computers are up to behind their backs, indeed it doesn't offer up much confidence apropos the world of self-drive looming just around the next blind bend.
Annabel Zekl and her partner Luiza Cabrera, both aged 24 both told a jury at Inverness Sheriff Court that the Porsche was on the wrong side of the road as it overtook another car on a blind bend at Stronchrubie, on the A835 and A837.
AN UNINSURED driver who killed a newlywed mum in a head-on crash after overtaking on a blind bend was yesterday jailed for more than four years.
Crashed head-on after he overtook pal on blind bend AN "idiotic" driver who overtook his work colleague on a blind bend and crashed into an oncoming vehicle carrying a mother and her four-year-old daughter has been jailed.
Carlo de Chiro, 47, was driving home after a kickabout when a speeding car ploughed into him on a blind bend.
A MUM who tried to overtake a lorry on a blind bend with her children in the back of a car crashed into a van - leaving the driver so badly injured he will have to have his leg amputated.
But it refuses to provide warning signs for the Barrows Lane /Brays Road roundabout even though there is a blind bend on the approach down the Brays Road Hill which could catch unwary drivers out.