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A sign in Brooklyn reminds drivers to look out for riders.

This sign, snapped in Brooklyn, warns drivers against dooring bikers with a clever little poem and graphic. It is part of Curbside Haiku, a New York City program that combines poetry and safety. Signs across the city remind drivers, pedestrians and bikers to slow down and pay attention.

This latest reads:

"A sudden car door
Cyclist's story rewritten
Fractured narrative"

Photo credit: quixado/Flickr

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