Look Both Ways, Or Not

A woman from Mallorca, Spain was interviewed about motorized scooter safety. The woman, to her credit, passed with flying colors, then proceeded on her way. And that’s where the fun begins.

This is a video from Mallorca of a woman being interviewed about the laws pertaining to the operation of electric scooters, then proceeding to cross a street after the safe-to-cross crosswalk has ended and immediately getting hit by a car. A transcription of the interview:

Interviewer: “What are the rules?”
Girl: “You can’t go anywhere unless it’s a cycle path or ACIRE (zones of restricted vehicle access in this city)… uhm… it’s still not mandatory to wear a helmet and you can’t wear headphones with music and I think at night you can go anywhere”.

Interviewer: “perfect”
Girl: (still finishing her answer)… “from like 10pm, more or less”

Interviewer: “you pass!!! Thank you!”
Girl: Byeee

The video of the incident is below the fold, and it will make your weekend.

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