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Dangerous roundabout for pedestrians to cross safley

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 12:00, Mon 9 April 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

The roundabout that links the Oxford Road with the Radley Road (photo and map attached) is extremeley dangeorus to pedestrians. With a school (Our Lady's Abingdon) and a huge number of parents crossing with prams and toddlers, it's a challenge to get across safely. Cars drive very fast and as it is a 3-way roundabout, one car will often try and be helpful and give way to the pedestrian (even if they don't have to) and the car approaching from the oncoming lane won't realise and quite rightly drive straight on with pedestrians crossing - it happens requently.

When busy, the line of sight is not good and cars are going too fast. The island stop in the middle of the crossing is very small and barely big enough for a pram to fit. It's a busy hub for pedestrians to cross and I am sure I'm not the only one who feels it is really dangerous and an accident waiting to happen.

I think there badly needs to be a pedestrian crossing (or alternative solution) with lights to make it safer for both motorists, cyclists and foot traffic.

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  • Thank you for your report, we are now investigating this issue and an update will be posted as soon as possible.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:44, Mon 16 April 2018

  • Category changed from ‘Roads/highways’ to ‘Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings’

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:30, Mon 10 September 2018

  • Oxfordshire County Council has recently transitioned to a new system that handles reports from Fix My Street. Due to the length of time taken to process your enquiry, we have logged this as a new report. Your new reference number is ENQ19837481. Please click on the provided link to get updates and see progress: report/ 1689821.

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted anonymously at 15:55, Monday 9 September 2019

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