The Gazette's story on crossing wardens suffering abuse HEROES praised, lollipop rage
rallied against, a choice of Wembley over a trip of a lifetime and pole position for Boro in the promotion race - here's a look at the news from this week in 1998.
Three school crossing patrols in Somerset are to trial the technology to combat "lollipop rage", which flares up 1,400 times each year nationally.
There are an estimated 1,400 "lollipop rage" incidents every year, according to the Local Government Association.
The LGA, Local Government Association, estimates that there are 1,400 'lollipop rage
' incidents each year, which range from not stopping to assaults.
The initiative follows an estimated 1,400 lollipop rage
incidents reported to councils nationwide last year.
SCHOOL crossing patrols are to be armed with robo-cams to combat drivers' "lollipop rage
SCHOOL crossing patrols in Britain are to be armed with robo-cams to combat drivers' "lollipop rage