Here are some photographs showing how cyclists on continental cycle tracks often have priority over sideroads. These were taken during our fact-finding visits.
These pictures show typical continental examples of priority for cyclists over sideroads. Traffic turning into the side road does not enter before giving way. None require a cyclist to deviate from a straight line.
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From Århus (in Denmark)
From Groningen (in the Netherlands)
|(Give way lines in the Netherlands are a series of triangles, which can just be seen on the hump before the footway).|
|Though the cycle way is at road level, the principle is the same.|
From Münster (in Germany)
|The shared footway descends gradually to road level to cross the side road.|