Too often lately, cars have been crashing through storefront windows and seriously injuring or even killing customers ["SUV hits shopper," News, March 31].

Isn't it time that the building codes in Nassau and Suffolk counties were changed to mandate that steel pole barriers or other bollards be required in new strip mall parking lots?

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Existing parking lots should also be required to install these devices over time. This simple solution would provide a great deal of safety at a small cost to builders and owners.

John Catterson, Westbury