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New Safety Announcement On London Busses Isn't Go Over So Well—And We Can See Why

By Alex Maxx

How useful is a safety message if it comes after the fact? Londoners are asking themselves this very question.

Transport for London implemented a new word of warning that announces the bus is about to move. Commuters have made a note that the warning comes a solid 20- 30 seconds after the bus lurches back into motion, rendering it as rather useless.

People have taken to social media to share their thoughts and even videos of the late warning that comes on after-the-fact. Transport for London has maintained that this is a trial period which might mean resolving the error of timing on their part. Perhaps? Hopefully?

Londoners are complaining that the timing is more than off: