The 60th Anniversary of the Zebra Crossing
Here's an interesting bit of trivia for you. The first ever zebra crossing to be officially implemented in the UK was in Slough, Berkshire, on October 31, 1951. How we forgot to share that fact on Halloween is remarkable. The zebra crossing has been a prominent feature on British roads for six decades, yes, the road safety measure that you and I take for granted daily is 60 years old. The same age as Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway. But fancy dress and road safety we hear you cry! Yes, there is a vague connection in the form of a Green Cross Code Man fancy dress costume, read on, The 60th annniversary of the zebra crossing is more interesting than you might think.