Monthly Archives: July 2012
As I’ve written elsewhere, instructional traffic signs are a sign of failure to design roads in a way that expresses equality and stimulates empathy. If we lived by equality instead of priority, we wouldn’t need signs like the one shown … Continue reading
The transport select committee is concerned about the rise in road deaths, 51 up on last year to 1901. It took no notice of our submissions about the role of traffic lights in causing congestion, so it’s doubtful they would listen to our … Continue reading
Why stop at a red light? Once you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Seriously, why should we stop when there is no conflicting traffic? Adulthood should be about independence and responsibility. What do traffic lights and speed limits do? Outlaw independent thought … Continue reading
Traffic lights are out at Kew Bridge. As usual, the official line is “Drivers are advised to approach with caution”, suggesting that when lights are “working”, we can revert to the officially-sanctioned default mode of driving with neglect.
There are plans to reduce speed limits in towns and on rural roads. Like traffic lights, speed limits would be redundant if the rules of the road were based on equality instead of priority, if roads were designed to express a social … Continue reading
I’ve said this before, but if road-user relationships were based on social values – equality based on time of arrival – instead of traffic regulation – priority based on status of road or direction of travel – most of our … Continue reading
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