Intersection no problem
THERE is no problem at the highway intersection turn-off, it’s just the people who use it.
At an average of four vehicles per hour how can a roundabout, or God forbid, traffic lights be affordable.
Nor would it fix the dramas, because even if you put a policeman there 24/7 some dickywhacker would have grief.
Education could be the answer, but some people in Port are past that and in the main they are the problem.
As for the helicopter pilot who crashed there, I hope his skill up in the air is better.
The two hysterical Gazette reporters who wrote the original story would have difficulty with handling a real drama.
As for the injured French couple, aren’t they going to be good tourist ambassadors when they get back home having been cleaned up by some local who doesn’t yet know the road network in this major metropolis.
Finally, the question asked of outof-towners last week on the need for a roundabout is akin to asking foreigners visiting London if they think there is a traffic problem in that city.
Come on Port Douglas, or along with the pathetic local objections to the lagoon and Marriner projects we are going to be seen as Hicksville.