To the editor: Michael Schneider’s enlightening article, “LA Would not Want ‘Watch Your Velocity’ Indicators. It Wants Safer Roads,” missed an enormous answer — site visitors tickets. You possibly can’t totally talk about site visitors fatalities with out addressing the shortage of regulation enforcement.
For greater than a 12 months, my neighbors and I’ve tried unsuccessfully to get the Los Angeles Police Division and our metropolis councilman to assist us cease the drivers who pace and ignore cease indicators alongside the streets close to us in Venice. There have been no adjustments to our efforts.
Folks will drive any approach they will get away with it if they will get away with it. It is time to punish.
Jack Schwartz, Venice
To the editor: Whereas some roads might be redesigned or striped to decelerate site visitors, the rather more possible solution to cope with dashing is to restrict car speeds.
This know-how has been round for many years and might be carried out comparatively cheaply. The prices can be largely offset by the discount in accidents and deaths.
There isn’t a legitimate cause for a non-public or industrial car to succeed in 100 mph. That is pure primary widespread sense and everybody is aware of it, however it’s clearly not a precedence in our car-first tradition.
Wes Correll, Irvine