CROYDON COMMENTARY: It is against the law to take a ride on public transport without wearing a face mask. But as reader LEWIS WHITE discovered last week, despite 30 TfL bus drivers having died from coronavirus, those rules are hardly enforced
I went in to South Croydon by bus the other day.
One mask-less man went upstairs, with his scooter. Over the course of four or so stops, where I was on the lower deck, one maskless woman who I would guess was about 65 to 70 years old, plus two young women got on. All mask-less.
I asked the first, politely, if she had forgotten her mask. “I am exempt,” she snapped back. I wondered if her exemption also meant that she is exempt from passing on the virus. Continue reading