The same thing would not happen today in quite that way. Everyone is used to a mix of cultures and London buses are full of Londoners from all over the world. But still there are silences and gaps in our knowledge and understanding.
Accidents on London’s bus network claim a life every three weeks, new figures have revealed. Campaigners today called for Transport for London to impose penalties on bus operators based on their
Explanation:London’s least reliable bus stops were today revealed - where fewer than one in 10 services are on time. Number crunchers say they have calculated exactly where you can wait ages for a bus only.
A) People would go crazy arresting people for minor offenses or absolute nonsense, and police stations would be filled with people in handcuffs for going 6 over the speed limit. And when people are given power, it makes them think that they're now able to use force in unneccesary situations. We'd have chaos in the streets.
B) Cops don't always do their job, and there are good people out there who can help. If some creep is disturbing a young woman on the sidewalk at night and takes it way too far, a good samaritan could come by and arrest him, taking care of the problem right then and there.
It really <em>does</em> depend on the situation, which is why it may not be a good idea.
Could we really trust everyone to use this for good?