Nick said: “They are well-intentioned I mean, the purpose is to make them safer, but I think it is actually going to have the opposite effect.
“Pedestrians now at junctions can step off the road, and cyclists and other vehicles are expected to stop, so what we are doing is taking away responsibility from the most vulnerable.”
Confirming Nick’s point, Phillip asked: “So pedestrians are allowed to just walk out on the road, and we are expected to stop?”
“At a junction,” Nick continued. “Bearing in mind at the moment they can be on their phones, they can be listening to music.
Published at Tue, 25 Jan 2022 11:15:00 +0000