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Pedestrians unite!

Useful corrective piece by Zoe Williams about pedestrians, and the failure of the authorities to highlight or address the danger they face. She is right to be angry, but as with most commentators. she misses the root cause of our road safety … Continue reading

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Highway toad

Walking home this afternoon, I was crossing an angled junction, aware that a car had arrived behind me to turn in. I didn’t look up because, according to the Highway Code, pedestrians have right-of-way at junctions. Also I was already crossing, so … Continue reading

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Sheep in the city

A new generation of robotic road-user is increasingly incapable of acting according to context, relying instead on traffic signals. The new breed of pedestrian is unable to cross the road diagonally through slow-moving traffic. They make everything stop. Like rooks … Continue reading

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