druidh - Member
For the same reason that so many cyclists refuse to stop at a red light.
"So many" = 2%
That compares quite well to the 2.8% of drivers who use their mobile while driving or the 100% of drivers who frequently exceed the speed limit*.
Some pedestrians are dicks, but as a group rarely kill or seriously injure anyone. (Apart from murders and that.)
Some cyclists are dicks, but they rarely kill or seriously injure anyone.
Some drivers are dicks, and they frequently kill or seriously injure people.
*source: my eyes. May not be statistically accurate sample.