|Doesn't matter if you're a texting pedestrian, biker rolling through a stop sign, or a person in a 2 ton pickup speeding through red lights. Smiley Robinson and his clown van will find and SHAME YOU!|
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- drivers speeding
- running red lights
- running stop signs
- violating pedestrians’ right-of-way in crosswalks
- failing to yield to pedestrians while turning
|Naughty behavior is all around us, from bikers rolling through stop signs, jaywalkers, motorists impinging upon other's right of way, to cars blasting into each other at high velocities |
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"Oh yeah I love Smiley, said one motorist. We really get a kick out of that clown busting people on the streets doing stupid things. Admittedly, I text while driving and never abide by the speed limit, but then I see that clown's show I think, 'look at all those distracted pedestrians and that biker on the sidewalk. They're just as bad as me!' I can sleep a little more soundly at night knowing that some of those people had it coming." Smiley admittedly doesn't choose favorites and everyone can be an equal opportunity offender.
Smiley's recent month long attention to naughty bike behavior in San Francisco which he has chocked up to an angered "cycling community". People have argued that bikers not abiding to laws designed for motorized vehicles has led to an insignificant fraction of the 4,735 pedestrian deaths and 66,000 reported pedestrian injuries and was undeserving of such attention. That hasn't stopped Smiley's viewers from building anecdote fueled rage at these scofflaw bikers and threatening violence against them. Although the clown has said this retaliation against bikers makes him sad (*cue slide-whistle*).
According to Vision Zero SF, 41 percent of all pedestrian related crashes take place in a crosswalk, and Smiley urges everyone to make sure they are in a crosswalk, because, well, that's the law. The 1 in 4 patients at San Francisco General Hospital’s trauma center who are people hit by cars while walking can take comfort in the fact that they weren't naughtily breaking the law when they were struck by vehicles.
|Smiley catches people texting and walking through car dominated streets. Doesn't it just grind your gears you when you see this kind of naughty behavior. They're just asking for trouble!|
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