There have been a number of incidents where vehicles are failing to stop for pedestrians waiting to cross on the zebra crossing on Chester Road. As the children return to school we have been asked to remind motorists that they must stop at the zebra crossing if pedestrians are waiting to cross. Driving on regardless of the pedestrian is illegal and dangerous.
Rule 195 of the Highway code states that 'as you approach a zebra crossing:
We have also been asked to point out that vehicles must not park on the zig zag lines approaching the crossing as this impairs other drivers view of the crossing and is dangerous. Rule 191 of the Highway Code states
We hope that residents and those driving through the village will be more mindful of pedestrians as we are all pedestrians at some point.
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