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    Vigilanteism is vigilanteism. Maybe he should have pulled up and said, "Sorry sir, you seem to have dropped this!" and handed him his refuse nice and politely. Then if aggression ensued, he would be entirely in the right though possibly beat up.

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    Last week I saw a state rep (they have special plates) toss a cigarette out at a light. I just glared from the left turn lane but it had no impact, as you might imagine. I wish their plate numbers (like House 20) were tied to their district so you could figure out who they are more easily. Perhaps next time "you weren't elected to litter our capitol city" if he would roll the window down...but probably the light would change before that happened.

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    ^ Why not just yell, "Litterbug!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianMc View Post
    Vigilanteism is vigilanteism. Maybe he should have pulled up and said, "Sorry sir, you seem to have dropped this!" and handed him his refuse nice and politely. Then if aggression ensued, he would be entirely in the right though possibly beat up.
    I actually did this once. I was stopped at a stop light and the passenger in the car to my left threw a candy bar wrapper out of the window. I got off my bike, picked it and handed it to her saying "I think you dropped this". She just glared at me but didn't say anything. I'm pretty sure she threw it out of the window again after I passed her.

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    It happened in Toronto a few years ago too! Driver, a big strapping dude, threw the female to the ground and stomped on her bike. Not sure if cops were involved...

    ***** are everywhere, unless you have a high level of self defence training, I'd stay away from throwing litter back in a car...
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