Is the law on your side?

You are biking on a city street, two or three feet out from the curb to avoid the cracked pavement and broken glass, a couple of feet out from the parking lane to avoid getting "doored." In other words, you are taking the lane which under Missouri law you are required to do. And in your mirror you see a sport utility vehicle coming up behind you, and you can sense that it is going to crowd you—the driver doesn't want to give you any clearance.
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