Video: Why Jaywalking is a Crime

I’ve got it! We’ll tell them the streets are for cars only and if a car kills you, it’s your own fault!

In this clever short video from Adam Ruins Everything, Adam Conover shows how historic streets were the realm of people, not cars, and explains that the concept of "jaywalking" was actually manufactured by car companies to keep themselves in business. The repercussions of this sort of blame-shifting are still widely evident today. 

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