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Reported in the Signs category anonymously at 07:09, Wed 15 June 2011

Sent to Auckland Council 51 sec later.

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In view of the city has gone out their way to riddle the footpaths with "footpath cancer" to help the Visually Impaired Pedestrian (VIP), and everybody else to slip on them in the wet. I think the placement (height) is literally a slap in the face for VIP's as at 6:35 pm last night I was just moments away from getting whacked in the face by the (other side) of the sign in the photo, (I was looking at the footpath to make sure I did not trip on anything) and if I had of been a VIP I am sure I would of got whacked in the face. It was a bit dark when approaching from the other side of the sign. I really think Auckland Super City can make a bit of money from "Sign Erection Infringement Fines" maybe not as much as the income made on Grafton bridge by cars crossing outside the "free time" (like 6:25pm last night). All the same their are a lot of signs that come down in strong winds, maybe the problem is last time I walked that route (in the dark) at night it was not there. Maybe this one could of been mounted higher (so you did not get whacked in the head) or maybe had cones put around it to direct pedestrians away from the sign, and they would think what are these cones for and why do we have to walk over here and rubber neck to see there is a sign "Trucks Crossing" NOTE: This photo was taken on Park Road across the road from Glasgow terrace, in the photo you can see a telephone booth, with the Auckland Hospital glowing in the dark almost hidden by the sign & the pole.

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