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zebra crossing

Brit a pedestrian crossing marked on a road by broad alternate black and white stripes. Once on the crossing the pedestrian has right of way
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Flashing lights at zebra crossings will be built at all intersections, with this already installed at two major roads in Doha, Thani bin Jassim and Jazeera Al Arabia.
A council spokesperson said: "The new zebra crossings are designed to give pedestrians right of way and slow traffic down, and are safer than the traffic islands they replaced.
A zebra crossing would be just a few metres away and they'd still avoid using it, all to save a few minutes".
Clr Donna Bellamy, Colne Valley Conservative, asked councillors to re-look at the positioning of the Carr Lane zebra crossing, the location of a recent accident.
PANDA CROSSINGS Similar to a zebra crossing, this had triangles rather than stripes.
ISLAMABAD -- Lack of zebra crossing on all the major roads and highways in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad has led to multiply road accidents.
He said he also hoped the campaign would spread awareness about the rights of the pedestrian to cross the road from designated areas, while also educating pedestrians on the importance of crossing roads using zebra crossings.
He added: "Uncontrolled zebra crossings cause a dilemma for pedestrians and motorists.
AN Irish pensioner was knocked down and killed on a zebra crossing in a Spanish holiday resort.
In the colonies, and some say on the mainland too, zebra crossings are to motorists like watering holes are to lions - a good place to catch more than one at a time, and they are a complete waste of good paint.
Regrettably, despite the creation of safe passages, pedestrian bridges, zebra crossings and traffic signals, the frequency of such accidents remains high," said traffic culture director Lieutenant Colonel Moosa Isa Al Dossary.