Sunday, 11 January 2015

Beware the scooter

Pedestrianised Cannock

Does Cannock have the most pedestrianised town-centre in the country?  I wonder.  It has an expanse of unbroken re-brick paving (such as above) for what seems could be half-a-mile square...

You'd think that this means that people can wander safely. In fact, the unintended consequence is that riders of disabled scooters can freely whizz all over the place; and one has to be almost as careful of being hit by them as one might be by a car!
Outside cafes, the scooters are lined up by their owners, like horses tied up outside a Wild West saloon.

3 comments:

  1. It tends to be more rare to see such scooters here in the winter, though I've seen that kind of driving behaviour by certain users.

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  2. I'll say watch out, dam things should be banned. They can be a mennace to people walking around the streets

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    1. These scooters can move remarkably fast too....

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