On very busy roads outside of schools we have men and women who give their time to protect school children crossing to get, to and from School. We have a particularly busy road where a Lollipop Lady helps the children cross to school here in Wednesfield North. In November of last year an incident occurred.
I am very aware of the unhappiness of parents who witnessed a car and driver ignoring a ‘Lollipop’ Lady going about her business protecting pupils, when a car barged through, striking the ‘lollipop sign’ she was holding.
I am going to raise the issue with the Police, as I understand that there is now a petition of several hundred names supporting and requesting action being taken against the offending car driver.
In Britain a ‘lollipop lady’, is a person who stops traffic by holding up a circular sign on a pole to allow children to cross a road safely. Official name: school crossing patrol.
I will of course keep everyone informed via my web site.