I sat in the front seat behind the driver for a few reasons.
- It was unoccupied.
- I like to look out the front window.
- I had to pay the "second installment*" of the fare mid ride, so the closer to the driver the better.
- Officially, those seats are reserved for the "elderly," and now I'm pension age, so unless a couple of passengers incapable or walking further into the bus would get on, it's set aside for me and my peers.