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Why Jaywalking Is a Crime

Adam reveals the derogatory origins of jaywalking and explains how the auto industry made it illegal.

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(Updated to reflect ABC Fail)

From the Newcastle Herald and the SMH – The Article

All Australian media continues the improper use of passive voice and indirection to describe the action of drivers involved in crashes. Not only is it poor English, it is misrepresenting the facts.

Consider this latest example today:

reversedAs far as I am aware there are no driverless cars operating in NSW. It has also been a very long time since cars randomly reversed.

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