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Pop-up zebra crossing in Harrow

Our whistle stop winter tour of schools in desperate need of a safe road crossing continued this week in Harrow. Saint Jerome School has been campaigning for a zebra crossing without success so this week we offered their protest a boost with our pop-up zebra crossing. Pupils were joined by a local councillor and two prospective MPs as the inflatable…

Enforcement of 20mph speed limits ‘statistically insignificant’

20mph zones hold the key to safer streets in urban areas, but the efficacy of these lower speed limits suffers a double whammy of enforcement levels so low they’re statistically insignificant and road design that encourages a flouting of the law. Don’t get us wrong. Here at the ETA, we’re proud to have helped coin the phrase “Twenty’s plenty” and…

If you want to kill someone, best use a car

If you want to kill someone, the best way to do it is in a car because you are highly likely to get away with it. One of the reasons is that people are being killed by cars all the time. We tolerate a level of killing by cars that we don’t tolerate in any other area. If as many…

Pop-up zebra crossing protest

Ravenscote is much like any other junior school – its students are forced to run the gauntlet of dangerous roads and matters are made worse because they are refused a safe crossing. Parents have been campaigning for a safe crossing for years so in an effort to help, we erected the ETA’s pop-up zebra crossing to help with their latest…

World Day of Remembrance for crash victims

November 17th is the World Day of Remembrance for crash victims. RoadPeace would like to invite you to attend a service for the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims which is to be held at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, on Sunday 17th November at 2.30pm – 4.00pm. Join us in London @StJPiccadilly at 2.30pm on Sunday 17th November…