Sunday, May 04, 2008

Compensation culture leads to closure of tree trunk bridge - Times Online

Compensation culture leads to closure of tree trunk bridge - Times Online:
Simon de Bruxelles

"For thousands of years people have used bridges made from split tree trunks to cross the small streams and rivers that cross Dartmoor. Now the last surviving “clam bridge” is to be closed to walkers because of 21st-century compensation culture, although there is no record of serious injury to anyone using it."
"Engineers from Devon County Council condemned the bridge because its simple design"

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