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Moment as BMW changes the new road code while passing a little girl cycling near the school

This is the shocking moment a BMW broke a new road code while passing a little girl near her school.

The chilling footage shows the reckless driver narrowly avoiding the young girl in an “impatient overtake.”

The video shows a motorist violating the road traffic regulations

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The video shows a motorist violating the road traffic regulationsPhoto credit: SWD media
They dangerously overtook a young girl

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They dangerously overtook a young girlPhoto credit: SWD media

The incident is believed to have happened at 4.35pm on Friday March 18 on Gilmerton Road, near Liberton High School in Edinburgh.

Video, taken by a local cyclist, Steve, shows the white BMW dodging the child before pulling away at high speed.

It comes after changes to the Highway Code came into effect earlier this year.

By doing shake up the rulebook Drivers who do not pay attention to cyclists and pedestrians can face expensive fines.

One of the most important changes was that motorists must give cyclists at least 1.50 meters of space when overtaking on all roads.

This new rule aims to help keep drivers safe on the roads and make motorists aware of their surroundings.

If there is not enough space for the driver to give this space, they should wait behind the cyclists until they can safely overtake.

Also, when a car is turning and cyclists are standing next to it, the car has to wait for them to pass.

Speaking to Edinburgh Live, Steve, 38, said: “I have considered reporting this to the police and several people have encouraged me to do so, but previous experience has taught me that it will almost certainly be a waste of time for me and the officers who respond.” is.

“I expect most officers would say they encouraged overtaking because the adult was driving to the left and that the driver did nothing wrong – although I realize the driver put more distance between them and.” should have stopped the cyclists to avoid pressuring them and then passed when it was safe to do so.

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