‘If this saves just one child’s life then it will be worth it...’
GREEN campaigners have launched a drive for 20mph speed limits to be introduced across
Cardiff Green Party’s “20’s Plenty” campaign is aimed at persuading the city’s council to follow the lead of authorities such as
Parents living in the
Jake Griffiths, secretary of Cardiff Green Party, said: “Most of us want to live in a quiet, pleasant street, a safe street in which children can play out alone.
“Nobody wants to live in a hostile street which you cannot walk across thanks to fast-moving traffic or one that is an occasional racetrack.
“When traffic is slowed, existing 20mph zones show that people begin to enjoy their environments and use local amenities more.
“If this campaign results in the saving of child’s life or from having a serious accident in
“It could also significantly improve the prospect of
Mum Sarah Manners, who has boys aged three and eight and lives in
“Child safety is really important. Certainly vehicles speeding through residential streets does not encourage parents to let their children walk to school, although I do.
“We need tightening up on speed limits and stiffer penalties for those who break them.”