There are many times I go out looking for wildlife and never see anything. There are rare times when an animal will just cross the road right in front of you. This was on Highway 93 just a few miles west of Highway 1 in Banff National Park, Alberta. By the time I parked on the side, hit the hazard lights, and grabbed my camera the bear was across the road. I jumped out of the car and got a few quick photos from about thirty feet away. This was on April 29, 2017.
Likely not one of my smarter moves. My reasoning is you do not often get to see a bear.