What is an disadvantages of a pelican crossing?
the computer could break so the lights stop working
A pelican crossing is a signal controlled crossing - a zebra crossing is not. A zebra crossing with a central island is two separate crossings - a pelican crossing which goes straight across the road even with a central island is regarded as one crossing. On the approach to a zebra crossing, road users should be prepared to slow down or stop to let pedestrians cross. At pelican crossings road users must stop when the…
Pelican crossing: traffic lights for pedestrians and vehicles; button-operated. Puffin Crossing: pedestrian lights on near side of road; button-operated with curb-side detector. Toucan Crossing: for bicycles as well as pedestrians. For a good explanation of the difference between the two, see 'Related links' below.