Lord Holmes and visual guide dog crossing road
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Shared-use streets a safety disaster, says ex-Paralympian

"Shared spaces" for drivers and pedestrians have appeared increasingly in our towns and cities.

They are places that try to make drivers take more care by removing traffic signs, pedestrian crossings and even kerbs.

A new report by former Paralympic swimmer Lord Holmes finds many people, including the visually impaired, are avoiding them.

The BBC's legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman reports.

  • 03 Jul 2015
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