Tag Archives: SMIDSY

You’re a scofflaw, even when you’re not

You might have heard of “modal bias,” which is the belief we all have that “I (and people like me) are okay, but you’re a moron who’s always wrong.” From the bike advocacy world, we often call this the “windshield perspective” or “car headed thinking.” Zach in Washington DC encountered this modal bias writ large read more »

Denver bike cop hit by truck

A Denver bike patrol officer was Just Riding Along when he was hit by a right turning pickup truck on Colfax Avenue in a SMIDSY incident.

I didn’t even see it!

  Best SMIDSY video ever. How does somebody miss seeing a huge pile of rocks in the road?