“Winning the Door Prize” is on the rise (as I experienced last fall). Also keep in mind that these are only *reported* incidents… the actual amount is likely higher. Click through to the article, which includes a list of things Cycle Toronto recommend the City, the Province, drivers and cyclists do.
Incidents of “dooring,” when a cyclist is hit by an opening car door, are on the rise in Toronto, says a cycling advocacy group, which is calling on the city to address the problem in its road safety plan.
The number of dooring collisions went up in 2015 and 2016, Cycle Toronto said in a release, citing figures provided to them by Toronto police. According to the data, dooring incidents were up 58 per cent in 2016 compared to 2014.