“When it comes to our children, we can never be too careful. It’s a hazardous road and can be very dangerous.”
So rather than expect parents to be responsible for their children (if you can’t ‘hold their hands all the time’, try reins!), let’s slow down traffic.
“As a paediatrician, I spend a lot of time in A&E. Injuries from people being hit by cars have tremendously devastating effects.
“We must take action before it is too late.”
Why is the ‘take action’ bit aimed at the cars? Why not expect some parental responsibility?
Councillor Kate Salinger, chairman of the task and finish group, said: “There is a good deal of work to be done and it is very important that the council gets it right.
“Four petitions have been handed into council from people who live around certain schools in the borough asking that the area around each school be made a 20 mph limit area. We need to have a borough wide policy that works for all.”
Why do you?