Don’t Stop Unless You’re Going To Run Us Over

I believe that if you see a dad (mum or carer) waiting on the footpath with their kids, and it’s not a zebra crossing, you should keep driving.

I appreciate that some good samaritans feel it’s the right thing to do and stop, but you’re sending the wrong message.

We’re attempting to teach them road safety, and by stopping, when you have right of way, you’re sending the wrong message.

What stopping looks like:

“Cars will/should stop every time I approach the curb.”

Instead of:

“I need to check for cars when I approach the curb because they probably won’t/don’t need to stop.”

They’re are quite different. 

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