Blind to the zebra crossing


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  • Friday, 19 Jan 2018

Pics for pedestrian crossing safety story. Picture taken at Brickfields. AZMAN GHANI / The Star

IT is a shame that one of the most seemingly useless things in Malay­sia is the zebra crossing.

There is definitely confusion among many Malaysians on how zebra crossings work. Of course, it is generally accepted that you don’t simply cross the street until you look both sides to see if it’s safe to cross. But many times in Malay­sia, the zebra crossing (those not located at traffic lights) especially in business districts is seemingly a white elephant. It might as well not be there.

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