That stupidity could kill your children!!
BBadger wrote: stretch80 wrote:
No one died!!!
Y'know, it's bad enough that parents allow their young kids to run out in front of them while on a crosswalk, but that... that's the kind of stupidity that should lose you custody of your children.
So many people do not realize that they are essentially invisible until the vehicle is 30-40 feet away. (especially in the apparent conditions of that Gif)
They were crossing the road at what looks like a legit crosswalk. So, technically, they were in the right... (being right
and dead is kinda pointless)
I, personally, would never cross a road (in those conditions) unless I knew I could be seen and had enough time to get across before the next vehicle.
The stopping distance looked to be about 40% greater than the reach of the headlights. With incoming traffic and it being what looks like pitch black, spotting anyone on the side or middle of the road - in time to stop is very low. (Studded winter tires might
increase the stopping odds. I certainly would not gamble my children on that...)