Motorists in Portsmouth had a shock when they saw a blind man walking along the hard shoulder of a local motorway, it has been reported.According to Portsmouth Today, the man was seen strolling close to junction 11 of the M27 over the weekend.Police found him and took him off the motorway before drivers could become involved in an accident with him and potentially invalidate their car insurance policies.One motorist told the news source that she could not believe what she was witnessing.She said: "I was over on the other side of the road but I was so worried I pulled up and dialled 999 straight away."The observer added that he was tapping traffic cones with his "stick".In June, JournalLive reported that the British School of Motoring had teamed up with Guide Dogs for the Blind in order to allow blind people to drive to speeds of up to 90mph in specially sanctioned areas.
Sunday 31st August 2008
Friday 16th October 2020
Data from September showed traffic levels to up again during the typical morning rush hour times. It appears that this is due to people dropping children off at schools and nurseries rather than by commuters heading to places of work.
Wednesday 14th October 2020
In order to reduce pollution and cut down journeys, Parliament’s Transport committee has but in a bid to legalise e-scooters on UK roads.
Monday 12th October 2020
A recent report has revealed that 18% of young UK drivers are taking video calls whilst driving, which is concerning to hear.