Roughly twenty-five percent of American drivers have been involved in some sort of auto accident in the past five years. Six years ago I was involved in car-bike crash. I was the driver and that day changed my life.
It was a sunny summer evening and I was facing west about to turn south. The sun was in my eyes as I scanned the left and right– trying to find an opening to enter the busy two-lane highway for my two-mile trip home. The intersection was known by folks in my office as a precarious one. Traffic traveled fast. There was a slight bend in the road and an incline that made cars appear seemingly “out of nowhere.” I often found the turn unnerving.
It was just as I turned into the road that I heard a thud and saw arms go up in front of my Jeep bumper. I…
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