What Congress Could Learn By Being Hit By a Car

A few years ago I was hit by a car.

Photo Credit: Erik Gonzalez

I was on a bicycle.  This was during the Transportation Alternatives New York City Century so there were a lot of cyclists on the road. The car made a right turn, without signaling, turning the multi-ton, dark colored, late modern sedan into my right land hugging light weight mountain bike and after I skittered down the road, left me sprawling in the middle of a three lane boulevard.

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