A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 25, 2018
“Sorry for driving so close in front of you” (bumper sticker)

"Sorry for driving so close in front of you” is a jocular saying about tailgating that has been printed on many bumper stickers. The bumper sticker saying has been cited in print since at least 2006.


7 January 2006, Great Falls (MT) Tribune, “The Edge,” sec. A, pg. 2, col. 6:
Bumper sticker of the week

Sorry for driving so close in front of you

Twitter
Nicholas W.
@Kizmar
Bumper sticker: “Sorry for driving so close in front of you.”
7:45 PM - 6 Sep 2008

Twitter
ED Klyne
@hymnsinger
I have this license plate holder that say “Smile God loves you” and a bumper sticker that says “Sorry for driving so close in front of you”
1:54 AM - 20 Sep 2008

Google Books
Heckle:
Notes From The Peanut Gallery

By Michael Schultz
BookBaby
2012
Pg. ?:
“Sorry for driving so close in front of you.” – Sticker seen on the back of a masonry truck.

Google Groups: aus.cars
Re: Tail gaters
who where
8/14/12
(...)
Phil, in the US recently we saw a bumper sticker:

SORRY FOR DRIVING SO CLOSE IN FRONT OF YOU

27 February 2015, The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia), “The Last Word” by Marty Smith, pg. 26:
INSIGHT “Sorry for driving so close in front of you.” - bumper sticker.

Twitter
Covercraft
@Covercraft1965
*Sorry for Driving So Close in Front of You*
#BestBumperStickers
8:30 AM - 22 Oct 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Thursday, October 25, 2018 • Permalink