Brooklyn Cyclist Offers Driving Tips

by editors on April 12, 2013

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Photo by: Derrick Sanskrit Kennelty-Cohen

After getting hit by a car for the second time (this accident not as bad as the one that caused the above photo) Cyclist David Colon wrote a joyful essay for drivers called, How To Stop Hitting Me With Your Car. The list starts out with the tip: “Pay attention. Just fucking pay attention” and rolls on from there, according to his story on

It must be tough to be a driver in Brooklyn. Because apparently when you get behind the wheel of a car, you turn into a complete sociopath, and a blind one at that. How else to explain the fact that a new study shows 44 percent of pedestrians struck by cars are hit in crosswalks?

We had to laugh in agreement with his final plea: “Stop. Hitting me. With your car. You evil motherfuckers.”

[Link: Brokelyn via Smogless Sunset]

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