Toyota Prius Hybrid Driving Lesson #38
AFAIWC, this Toyota Prius driver was long gone by the time my light turned green to cross over Divisadero. You know, ’cause her front wheels were already well into the intersection where she waited trying to turn left before the red light.
But no, instead of just completing her turn when her light turned red, she thinks for a moment and then puts it in reverse and backs up about a car length. (My first clue was the back-up lights coming on.) I says, “Oh no, Prius!” and then jumped out of the crosswalk and onto the median with my characteristic cat-like agility.
And here’s where the driver waited until the next cycle:
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Prius driver, please! Once you nose out of the crosswalk and into an intersection, you’re committed. That’s it, there’s no going back.
There’s no going back a car length and a half to get behind your original stop line.
This concludes Toyota Prius Hybrid Driving Lesson #38