Monthly Archives: June 2019

Royal “accident” was no accident

Reports of the 83 year-old woman, Irene, injured by a motorcyclist in a royal convoy, speak of an “accident”. But it happened at traffic lights. Irene thought she could trust the lights to guide her safely. But they led her … Continue reading

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Central to the reforming agenda of Equality Streets is a shift in the balance of power in favour of the pedestrian, the child, the vulnerable road-user. Why should they wait for traffic to clear or lights to change, inhaling the … Continue reading

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State-sponsored child abuse

A boy of 11 is killed trying to cross the road. This was no accident. The rules of the road, and nothing but the rules, are to blame. It’s another case of state-sponsored manslaughter, or child abuse. Shame on traffic … Continue reading

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