pelican crossing


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pelican crossing

a type of road crossing marked by black-and-white stripes or by two rows of metal studs and consisting of a pedestrian-operated traffic-light system
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Phil Richards, watch commander at Northfield Fire Station, said: "It was quite a dangerous situation as the car had smashed through a pelican crossing and we had concerns about live wires which had been exposed.
Having carried out a review of recorded accident data and safety audits, the authority also wants to upgrade the existing zebra crossing in Church Road, Buckley, to a pelican crossing.
The aim of the lesson was to link in with the Theme of Safety Week the children took turns to dress up and act out a scene at the pelican crossing.
1969 PELICAN CROSSINGS This crossing has a pair of poles with traffic lights, a push button and two pictograms: a red, stationary person and a green, walking person.
As he came to a a pelican crossing he turned around and shouted, "Hurry up Ivy, the green man is going here" and mum replied, "Is it, who''s riding it?
As regards the question of safety of children and pedestrians on the High Street, perhaps there needs to be another pedestrian crossing or pelican crossing that could be installed at the narrowest point on the High Street.
The word pelican, as in pelican crossing, is derived from which three words?
Flintshire Council has submitted Welsh Government funding bids during the past two years to upgrade it to a pelican crossing, but they have both been unsuccessful.
In addition, the traffic lights are faulty on the pelican crossing beside the High Pit Burton House pub.
Something needs to be done whether it's a zebra crossing or a pelican crossing.
Imagine you are knocking on and no zebra or pelican crossing to help.