PHOTOS CONTROL UNIT FACE DANGERS DURING MORNING RUSH HOUR AS BIG TRUCKS ARE STILL RUNNING ILLEGALLY ON THE ROAD

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The Control Unit does traffic control in the A Th. Illidge Road to St Peters, which is one of the largest school districts in St Maarten. Big construction trucks, semis, overloaded vehicles etc are not allowed on the road at these hours between 7am and 8:30am. Part of the reason is that it’s the time when the majority of St Maarten school children are on the road trying to get to school. Another is that the trucks and drivers are set so high that a lot of the times they can’t see the Control Unit, when they are in the streets. The Control Unit working on the streets at these times are in danger of not being seen. It has been reported that the owner of the majority of these trucks is Unday Marlin, and the reason that he is allowed to run his trucks at these times, when it is forbidden by law is that he…

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