Having returned to the UK from Scandinavia. They are much more safety conscious than here (in a sensible way). The Police and motorcyclists can use dark visors, why because it stops the sun getting in your eyes and you risking your life. Airport trolleys work by having to pull up the brake bar not the other way round as here. People wait for traffic lights to turn red before crossing roads.However not every member of society has to wear high visibilty clothing precisely because people take care when driving. Here it is like an epidemic.
Cyclists, Traffic Wardens, Builders, Road Workers, Police, Motorcyclists, children at school on ouitings. Teachers, babies prams, Community Police, Firemen, Bus Drivers, Van Drivers, Road Sweepers, Bin Men, even factory machine operators, maintenance people and security staff indoors.
What is going on? Soon anyone outside will have to wear one because it will help reduce road deaths. Has anyone tried to find out if motorcycle deaths would be reduced against the huge cost of arming 100.000's of people with this gear. .As it is most helmets are bright, lights are on etc.
Using this logic it should be compulsory for criminals to wear them so they can be seen on the millions of CCTV cameras in the UK. Whatever happened to a little personal responsibility, care and attention.
In France how about a high vis burka, that way the Police can spot anyone wearing one illegally more easily.