School's Cop Ruse Highlights Risks on Roads

Reporter Nurlan Abdaliev visited a school located on a road so dangerous that the caretaker has been dressing like a traffic policemen to help children get across safely.

School's Cop Ruse Highlights Risks on Roads

Reporter Nurlan Abdaliev visited a school located on a road so dangerous that the caretaker has been dressing like a traffic policemen to help children get across safely.

Saturday, 11 April, 2009
The caretaker was deployed after parents voiced concern about their children crossing the busy highway running through the village of Novopokrovka, just outside Bishkek.



Speeding drivers simply ignored teachers who tried to hold up the traffic, but they stop for the man dressed in the distinctive dayglo vest of the traffic police. Some are worried he might fine them for a traffic offence.

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