TUCKER, Ga -- It happens all over metro Atlanta, but a downtown Tucker business owner is raising her voice over the drivers who ignore pedestrians attempting to use crosswalks on Main Street.
Elexa Bancroft is pleased with the growth along Main Street, but her efforts to cross from one side to the other is often met with frustration.
"I run a summer camp, and we cross the street almost daily with our students," said Bancroft. "There will be a group of children, and we're waiting and waiting."
11Alive's Commuter Dude tested the reaction of drivers as he tried to cross at the well marked pedestrian crosswalk. Time and time again, drivers ignored him. One driver was focused on eating, while another was shaving.
Commuter Dude reached out to Dekalb County. A spokesperson says the police department will try an enforcement effort to let drivers know state law requires them to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.
The Tucker Community Improvement District says it will place the concerns on its pedestrian safety plan for downtown.