Road safety lollipops

27th February 2009 at 00:00

Lollipop men and women in west London have been issued with new sticks with video cameras to help fight dangerous driving near schools. Hillingdon Council introduced new lollipop sticks this week to record incidents such as revving engines, failing to stop and driving around people on the crossing. The borough said there were 1,400 incidents at school crossings in England last year and "dozens" of staff needed hospital treatment after being hit by cars that had failed to stop.

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