I was rear ended this evening in front of Bakery Nouveau by a 20-something who claimed I “brake-checked” him. I had no idea what that meant until I came home and googled it. He was tailgating, and after he rear ended me started yelling about “brake-checking” and he called the police. I saw no damage to my bumper so I left. I did not have my phone, otherwise I would have definitely taken his license plate.
People, whatever your excuse, there is absolutely no reason not to keep distance from the car in front of you. If you think they are driving too slow–through an area with many pedestrians–take another route.
I was so angry he blamed me for rear ending me–in the junction. No one should be driving like that.