Common sense setting in.

  Blackhat 17:51 25 Jan 2011

A coroner says pedestrians need protection under traffic laws following the death of a woman who was knocked down on a pavement by a mobility scooter.
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About time, I have nearly been run down by these thing on a few occasions, the standard reply is always ’sorry I didn’t see you’. There is no eyesight test to be able to drive these things!

I know this topic has appeared in previous threads but is good to see that someone in a good position to make the right people take notice has made a bold statement.

  peter99co 18:55 25 Jan 2011

Very hard to police these. If they go on the road they get in the way of cars. Older people are not always very tolerant off hooting cars either.

I have met one or two nasty mobility drivers and being disabled myself I give them an earful. I got trapped against a shop wall by a reversing 'lady' driver who went off without a backward look. A good job the tin leg took the hit.

Avoid Skegness unless you wear shin pads. They are everywhere.

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