Roads (White Lines).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 26th November 1936.

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Photo of Sir Smedley Crooke Sir Smedley Crooke , Birmingham Deritend

asked the Minister of Transport whether, to prevent motor accidents and to help motorists and other road users to drive with more safety, he will take steps to have all roads marked with white lines or spots?

Photo of Sir Austin Hudson Sir Austin Hudson , Hackney North

Yes, Sir. My right hon. Friend exercises his influence in all appropriate cases to this end.

Photo of Captain William Strickland Captain William Strickland , Coventry

Does not my hon. and gallant Friend think it would be a wise precaution to insist on all roads having a white line in the centre, particularly in view of the fact that during fog it is almost impossible to see the kerb from the driving side of the car?

Photo of Sir Austin Hudson Sir Austin Hudson , Hackney North

My answer shows that we are doing what we can in that direction.