'Naked streets' exposed: report reveals 'disastrous effects' of removing guardrails
A report in Highways magazine reveals the ‘disastrous effect’ that the ‘naked streets’ policy will have on casualty rates.
The report, ‘On guard: the case for keeping guardrails’, focuses on the issue of removing guardrails to encourage all road users to share the carriageway and rely on eye contact to establish right of way.
The report concludes that: “Contrary to misinformation issued about the Kensington High Street scheme, ongoing removal of 60 km of guardrailing in London is likely to injure or kill more than 1000 pedestrians per year.”
Click here to download the report or for further information contact the author Douglas L Stewart or visit his website.
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