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    • ospre
    • By ospre 15th Jun 17, 9:58 PM
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    What are those things called that make you overtake a parked vehicle wider?
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:58 PM
    What are those things called that make you overtake a parked vehicle wider? 15th Jun 17 at 9:58 PM
    Driven down a few narrow streets lately and seen a few parked vehicles with a red and white triangle that is attached to either the drivers or passengers door. The said triangle protrudes into the road so that when you are passing the stationary vehicle it makes you go round it slightly wider. They are also reflective so can been seen from a distance.

    Been searching on Google and eBay for the last hour trying to find out what they are called as I'd like to get one for when I park in narrow streets but for the life of me I can't find them.

    Does anybody have one or know exactly what they are called?
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 19th Jun 17, 8:37 AM
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    Am I missing something, who has been on dragons den
    Originally posted by photome
    The designer who claims to have patented these or patented the way they attach to the vehicle. But the fitting looks exactly the same as all those clip on door guards they have been selling since the 70's and maybe older.

    Start watching at 41:45. He isnt on there for long only a short piece. But the link is the full show.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a356_IxJc20
    Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar will be used sparingly. Due to rising costs of inflation.

    My contribution to MSE. Other contributions will only be used if they cost me nothing.

    Due to me being a tight git.
    • ospre
    • By ospre 21st Jun 17, 8:36 PM
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    Well I take my hat off to seashore22 for finding them, I spent about 2 hours trying to find them!

    Well done and thank you.
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