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Monday, 18 March 2013

Mellow Yellow Monday: Lollipop Lady

Officially known as school crossing patrollers, lollipop men and ladies as they are more popularly called, are a common sight in the UK.

Under UK law it is an offence for a motorist not to stop if signalled to do so by a patroller. In the past patrollers only had the authority to stop the traffic for children. However, the Transport Act 2000 changed the law so that a patroller had the authority to stop the traffic for any pedestrian.

See her from across the road on Hyde DP Xtra.

For Mellow Yellow Monday.


  1. Great. There are a few ones over here as well. Certainly much needed. Please have a good new week ahead.

  2. You have captured the very house I was born and bred in Gerald, I lived in the terrace house next door to the chipshop on Dowson Rd from 1965 - 1984. They used to have a crossing patrol then.

  3. A moving picture I must say. But our society runs more and more on non paid volunteers or am I wrong.

  4. Great photo of a Lollipop lady!!!

  5. Very colorful lady & much-needed.

    My Monday Mellow Yellows is at:

  6. Great shot! Visiting late for MMY. Happy Tuesday!

    Liz (mlc)
    Liz (yacb)