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Friday, January 23, 2015

Video: Watch This Muni Driver Run a Red Light, Almost Cause Accident

Posted By on Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:53 AM

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Update: Paul Rose, spokesman for Muni, responds to this incident. Read belwo.

Muni drivers run red lights all the time — and now we have a dashcam video to prove it. 

YouTube user boris4ka posted this video he/she shot with a handy dashboard camera which shows a Muni bus blowing a red light at 19th Ave / Park Presidio and Cross Over Drive on Jan. 20. According to boris4ka, "Muni bus runs a solid red light that was red for a few seconds already, causing another car to slam on the brakes to avoid an accident."


We contacted Muni spokesman Paul Rose to explain this bad driving. We will update you when we get some information. 

Update: Rose emailed us the following statement:
Safety is our top priority and we take incidents like these very seriously. We will use this footage to get more details about what took place and follow-up with those involved.

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