On Sunday afternoon, a sociopath with no regard for human life made a left turn with his Ford F-250 pickup truck across an occupied crosswalk on Oak Street near downtown San Jose, CA. The driver killed a 3 year old boy in a stroller and injured two older girls who were also crossing the street. No arrests or citations, police are investigating, I’m sure the driver is devastated and heart broken, etc.
When will we as a society stop making excuses for these murderous criminals?
In other news
The hit and run driver who seriously injured a cyclist in Ventura County has has been arrested. 25 year old Tanya Topinko of Santa Barbara was driving her Hyunda Elantra southbound on Highway 101 when she allegedly “drifted” into the bike lane, seriously injuring 38 year old cyclist Christopher Harris of Santa Barbara. Via.
Yesterday afternoon, somebody from the California DMV tweeted that we shouldn’t bike at night due to the danger of riding at night. Several people responded asking where the recommendation to avoid driving at night can be found, since bikes aren’t the ones creating a safety problem.
I’m on my way to shoot video of cargo bike Thanksgiving feast shopping. I’ll be at Nob Hill in Scotts Valley with these people at about 10:30 if you’d like to swing by and say hello.