Cyclist who claims he was almost run off the road takes the footage to the ...

Furious cyclist who claims he was almost run off the road by an impatient driver takes the footage to the police – but HE ends up getting charged  A cyclist has claimed he was almost run off the road on the NSW Central Coast  Bicycle camera footage showed the Toyota driver narrowly overtake the cyclist  He took the video to NSW Police but was charged for not riding closer to the left  The cyclist said remaining left would have been unsafe on the suburban street 

By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:53 BST, 24 September 2020 | Updated: 05:33 BST, 24 September 2020

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A furious cyclist who claimed he was almost run off the road has been charged by police.  

The rider was cycling along a narrow road in Macmasters Beach, on the NSW Central Coast, on August 9 when he was overtaken by a Toyota driver. 

Footage captured on the bicycle's rear-facing camera showed the Toyota swerving out from behind the cyclist and narrowly passing on his right.   

'Took this to NSW Police and I ended up getting booked for not riding as near to left of the road as possible,' the cyclist explained.   

A cyclist claimed he was almost run off the road by a Toyota driver on the NSW Central Coast (pictured). He showed the footage to police but was charged for not riding closer to the left

A cyclist claimed he was almost run off the road by a Toyota driver on the NSW Central Coast (pictured). He showed the footage to police but was charged for not riding closer to the left

The rider said he was unable to drive any further to the left as it was unsafe. 

'Descending down an unguttered road with blind driveways at 50km/h, and I was as close to the left of the road that was safe in the circumstances,' he said. 

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