Man, this is messed up. Two guys, riding along in Berkeley, California, within their rights and in their lane, when they’re taken out by black sedan that doesn’t stop to check if they’re hurt. As you can see in the POV camera action, captured by a man named Bruno, the driver doesn’t even slow down.
Fortunately, both riders were okay, and Bruno took the video to the police, who were able to identify the car and driver.
Oh, and for those who argue against wearing a helmet, as we mentioned in The List: 11 Reasons You Don’t Wear a Helmet, take a gander at Bruno’s lid smacking the pavement. How’d you like that to be your bare noggin?
Coincidentally, the BBC just announced that it will air an hour-long program called The War On Britain’s Roads, which examines the often fractious conflict between cyclists and drivers and makes extensive use of POV cam footage.
“As more and more people take up cycling as a way of beating the traffic or just keeping fit on their commute, the potential for conflict between cyclists and drivers has increased massively,” the BBC said.
“Now cameras installed on bikes and in vehicles will use heart-stopping footage of interactions between road users to reveal a shocking picture of life on Britain’s roads. The film will follow current cases as they go through the courts and revisit the tragic stories of some of those who have lost their lives on Britain’s roads.”