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I read an article the other day
that should open up some eyes
explaining why you can’t blame motorists
for each pedestrian that dies.
 
Now all of us have problems
no matter what we say
yet laws have to be written
for each one to obey.
 
Using cell phone is a car or truck
you still have some control
still steering a bicycle with just one hand
hit a bump and away you go.
 
Now Pedestrians pop out from the side of the highway
so very much like deer
you don’t know which way they’re headed
until you are quite near.
 
Very seldom do they look both ways
to check if all is clear
no most enter the highway; with their head down
and a cell phone in their ear!
 
                         - Roy E. Schepp

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