New ef­fort tar­gets driv­ers who en­dan­ger pedes­tri­ans

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

ed to de­ter il­le­gal driv­ing be­hav­iors.

In ad­di­tion, the po­lice will or­ga­nize pub­lic in­for­ma­tion ac­tiv­i­ties to re­mind driv­ers about giv­ing way to pedes­tri­ans and help them con­sciously obey the rules. The au­thor­i­ties will also im­prove traf­fic lights and mon­i­tor­ing of both ve­hi­cles and pedes­tri­ans.

He Zhiqiang, a news re­porter at a tele­vi­sion sta­tion in Wuhan, said: “I am in full sup­port of the ef­fort, which makes hu­man life the pri­or­ity and re­flects a hu­man­i­tar­ian ap­proach to traf­fic man­age­ment.”

Liu Zhicheng, a 67-year-old re­tired worker in Jilin, had a dif­fer­ent per­spec­tive: “I think it’s im­prac­ti­cal, be­cause many pedes­tri­ans break the traf­fic rules to go across roads. They walk when the red lights are on. So it’s no won­der the driv­ers won’t let them go.”

CUI XIAO / FOR CHINA DAILY

Ve­teri­nar­i­ans ad­just the fit of an ar­ti­fi­cial 3-D printed beak on a male red-crowned crane in Hong­shan For­est Zoo in Nan­jing, Jiangsu prov­ince, on Wed­nes­day. The crane lost half its up­per beak dur­ing a fight over a fe­male, re­sult­ing in dif­fi­cul­ties in eat­ing and court­ing.

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