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Friday Funny: A New Hand Signal for Begging Drivers Not to Kill

This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Kyah Green has crafted an Onion- or Andy Borowitz-style satire for The Beaverton.

Cycling safety advocates have developed a new hand signal following a string of fatal accidents on Toronto’s streets. In addition to the existing signals for ‘right’, ‘left’, and ‘stop’, cyclists can now inform oncoming drivers of the their humanity and will to live.

The new “Please don’t kill me” hand signal will be taught as part of bike safety programs in schools and community centres across the GTA, in the hopes that cyclists can more efficiently beg for their lives.  

There's more. We'll leave some of the "jokes" for the source article.

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Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in The Beaverton
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