A message – and point of view – from Bob Draper…..
‘Come on Bathonians – Get out your angle grinders & welding torches….!
Having seen someone almost swept off their feet on the lower pavement on the north side of George St. by the front overhang of a tourist bus coming up from Queen Square I wondered who controls these behemoths of Bath’s narrow streets?
Is it the local council or the Traffic Commissioners?
At every corner & junction these gargantuans of the tourist trade have to stop and wait for opposing traffic to clear so that they can swing out on tho opposite side of the road in order to make the corner. there is an irony in the in the winter months that the load factors are often so low a Smart car would be sufficient!
For the sake of pedestrian safety maybe buses should fitted with some of these:
Maybe Bath Newseum readers would like to suggest what would be a suitable size of vehicle for Bath’s clogged arteries’?
Bob Draper, Bath.