41 years after Steve McQueen’s famed car chase in Bullitt, San Francisco’s steep inclines still make for cinematic hill-flying by accelerated cars. Unfortunately, amateurs channeling their inner Frank Bullitt prove to be far less graceful than the all guts cop, and screechy breaks and accidents ensue. A CBS article says this hill-flying is a dangerous trend that’s on the rise in Russian Hill, and some residents, rightly so, seem to have their panties in a twist over it. One San Franciscan caught a hill-flyer in action on film, and let’s just say this driver won’t be listing “Stuntman” beside a bullet point on his resume any time soon. To see the video, (more…)
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