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An interesting amendment to the traffic laws has been proposed by the Freedom party, the FPO, in a bid to improve the problem of traffic congestion and to cut down on pollution.

The idea is to copy the rule at red lights already in place in many other countries in which cars are still allowed to turn right even when the light is red. The rule was proposed by FPO politician Detlef Wimmer, who said it was common sense and would bring many advantages for the cleaner air movement.

So far the suggestion has attracted criticism that it would be dangerous for pedestrians but Wimmer rejected that saying: "The planned change in the law would insist that people still have to stop at the red light, where they would then have to check to see if there were any pedestrians and only then would they be entitled to proceed instead of having to wait for the green light."

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