Do Cars Stop at Stop Signs?

Not all the time. Check out this video of cars at an intersection that I filmed today in the District of Columbia a little before 9 A.M. on a Wednesday.

This doesn’t excuse cyclists from their own behavior on the road. Nor does it address the fact that traffics laws designed for motorists do not always work when applied broadly to cyclists.

People are not great at perceiving their own group. Drivers don’t see drivers running stop signs; they see cyclist running stop signs. When, clearly, both groups run stop signs.


2 responses to “Do Cars Stop at Stop Signs?

  1. These cars are probably driven by scofflaw bicyclists!

    Nice video. I often wish I had a video camera to record the police cars that I see rolling through stop signs on my bike commutes.

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