Your article concerning accidents (Citizen, October 6) applies to both drivers and pedestrians.

Pedestrians approaching zebra crossings should not expect drivers to stop in no distance, they should give time but drivers should approach crossings so that they can stop.

At traffic light controlled junctions red means stop, green means proceed with caution, if you crash into a car which has come through on red you can still be prosecuted for driving without due care and attention, if they hit you it's just their fault.

The point is everyone should take more care and remember traffic signals mean you should stop not you will stop, but remember sitting at lights revving the engine uses loads of fuel, and shooting off when the lights change wears out your tyres.

Pedestrians should remember it takes longer to stop when it is wet.

It's your life and your vehicle so look after both.

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