We the undersigned petition the council to install a pedestrian crossing at the bus stop on Tonbridge Road, opposite the White Hart pub, Sevenoaks. We believe that school children should have safe access to their school bus stop and ask the council to provide a pedestrian crossing to enable this. Currently the school bus stop that takes children to school on Tonbridge Road opposite the White Hart Public House has no traffic calming measures. Children are expected to cross the road to the bus stop on a road with a steady stream of traffic travelling at least 40miles per hour in each direction.
There are no traffic calming measures in place near this bus
stop. Currently many parents are having to drop their children at
the bus bay as this is the only way to access the bus stop without
risking crossing the road. This is not a suitable solution. At 40
miles per hour if a pedestrian is hit there is a 90% chance they
will be killed (source Roadwise.co.uk). Pedestrians should not have
to take this risk crossing a road to get to school.
This ePetition runs from 22/11/2021 to 22/02/2022.
115 people have signed this ePetition.