‘Safe streets’ de Blasio follows up speeding episode with jaywalking

‘Safe streets’ de Blasio follows up speeding episode with jaywalking

[Ed. – Just call him Unstoppable.]

Mayor de Blasio, who has been lecturing about pedestrian safety since he stepped foot in City Hall, strolled across a Brooklyn street against the light Friday in a blatant jaywalking violation.

Hizzoner was gabbing on his old-school flip-phone as he slowly made his way across 11th Street on Sixth Avenue in Park Slope — and his NYPD detail faithfully jaywalked with him.

A Post reporter caught the foot faux pas on video a day after de Blasio’s SUV was filmed blowing through two stop signs in Queens and twice going 15 mph over the speed limit.

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A prickly de Blasio went for the walk after punting questions about his lead-footed detail to the NYPD, saying the maneuvers were a matter of police “security protocols.”

“Guys, listen, you need to talk to the NYPD. They can tell you about the security protocols that the drivers observe,” he said just before setting out on his morning walk to the gym.

De Blasio and his police posse walked down 11th Street from his house and jaywalked as they turned onto Sixth Avenue, ignoring the solid-red Don’t Walk warning at around 7:25 a.m.

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