Friday, March 19, 2010

Don't Run Over People: A Brief Crosswalk Primer

Posted By on Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 11:54 AM

By law, in the state of Tennessee, if someone is in the crosswalk, you have to stop for them. It was

click to enlarge If this had taken place in Nashville, you'd see a car clipping John or George.
  • If this had taken place in Nashville, you'd see a car clipping John or George.
very exciting to watch the person in the car nearly kill the couple trying to cross Broadway just now, granted, but that's the kind of excitement a gal could do without.

It'd be nice if we could take some of the resources wasted on harassing one of the more competent and well-run government agencies and use them instead to enforce life-saving legislation.

But in the meantime, I'd just like to remind folks, if people are in a marked crosswalk, you have to stop for them. That's the law.

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