Block the crosswalk? Brazilians will lift your car
When inconsiderate motorists stop their cars in the crosswalk, pedestrians are often forced to walk dangerously close to traffic or navigate raised islands to get across the street. The Rotary Club in the Brazilian city of Florianópolis came up with an innovative solution: a team of people to move the car out of the way.
Such an effort might face a bit of an obstacle in the United States, thanks to our obsession with large SUVs. But if 8 athletic (and jiu-jitsu-trained) Brazilians aren't around to clear the crosswalk for you, you can always fall back on the tried and true method: stink-eye. Or traffic cameras.
Thanks to The Atlantic Cities for bringing this video to our attention.
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