Traffic department should pay urgent attention to lawlessness

Date: 05 April 2018   Read: 10920

Anonymous from Louis Trichardt, writes:

The Makhado Municipality’s traffic department should pay urgent attention to the prevalence of drivers who simply ignore red traffic lights. In the past nine years, I have not seen a single traffic officer monitoring at an intersection.

While on the topic, one of the frustrations of driving in Songozwi Street is that pedestrians hold up the traffic turning into side streets. The robots should be set up so that there are three phases, the third being for pedestrians to cross in all directions. It should then also be possible to synchronize all the robots in the main street.

Thirdly, it would appear that many drivers cannot distinguish between a four-way stop and a traffic isle. At the latter you yield to traffic coming from your right; at the former, the one who arrives first, crosses first.

 

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