Tag Archives: traffic system
Last week I saw a woman with two toddlers trying to cross Portland Road at the east end of Ilfracombe High St. For a full two minutes, a stream of drivers ignored them, including a district councillor I know but … Continue reading
The traffic system is based on priority aka inequality. It sets the stage for conflict. It puts vulnerable road-users in danger. It puts the onus on the child to beware the driver, when it could and should be the other … Continue reading
Our roads are stuck in the age of deference. By making side roads and pedestrians defer to main road drivers, regardless who arrived first, the traffic system is chronically out-of-date, as are most of the people who run it.