Drivers *are* polite

7 12 2005

I was recently walking down Castro St when I crossed the road.  Although the “green man” said I could a driver didn’t see me until he’d entered the intersection, at which point he jammed on the brakes, thankfully avoiding making me a permanent hood ornament.  We shared a look and I could tell he scared himself a lot more than me (it wasn’t really that close).

By the time I’d reached the other side of the road he had swung the car toward the curb and wound down his window.  “So sorry, friend!  I just didn’t see you.  My fault, hope you’re ok!”  I nodded, said I was fine and he smiled, said “Have a good night!“, waved and drove off.

Would never have happened in Melbourne.  😉

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