§ 32. Mr. BOWERMAN
asked the Home Secretary whether, in order to diminish the risk of accident to passengers alighting from or entering tramcars, he will consider the desirability of issuing Regulations whereby fast-running and other vehicles may be prevented from passing the stationary tramcar until after it has resumed its journey?
§ Colonel ASHLEY
I have been asked to reply to this question. I would refer the right hon. Member to the reply, of which I am sending him a copy, given on the 20th February to a question on this subject asked by the hon. Member for North Camberwell.
§ Mr. BOWERMAN
Is it not the case that in America, legislation of this kind has been in operation for many years and with very great success; and is there any reason why we in this country should not adopt a similar practice?
§ Lieut.-Colonel ARCHER-SHEE
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that although these Regulations have been in force in New York and other parts of America, they have caused extreme inconvenience, 2553 not only to fool passengers but vehicular traffic?