door prize
 n.— «There are reasons why a cyclist might ride “in the middle of the road.” Cyclists don’t always ride right next to the edge of the road for several reasons: a) glass, gravel, potholes, sewer grates, etc., on the side of the road, b) cars nosing out of blind driveways, c) parked cars along the side of the road (it’s no fun to be somebody’s door prize).» —“Sharing The Road&Mdash;Bicycle Commuters Are Here To Stay” Seattle Times Nov. 5, 1991. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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