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No heavy goods vehicles should use this road

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 09:34, Mon 23 July 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

No heavy goods vehicles should use this road , it is to narrow and is becoming a huge danger for residents and road users for this road. Also Speed restrictions would make this more safe as well as cars come charging along these roads.. Please look into do this

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  • Please note that the dangerous area is opposite Manor Farm and that last week a Range Rover travelling at speed mounted the pavement and popped a tyre. Fortunately, nobody was on the pavement this time. Also, a disabled person lives at 8 Manor Road and needs to park outside her house.

    Posted anonymously at 08:31, Fri 27 July 2018

  • This is an example of a HGV mounting the kerb and still being unable to pass. Consequently, the HGV tried to reverse and blocked the road. I had to get into my car and move it so that the HGV could pass!

    Posted anonymously at 14:00, Fri 27 July 2018

  • 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 15:17, Tue 21 August 2018

  • 8:25AM and this is the 4th HGV already to mount the payment.

    Posted anonymously at 08:26, Thu 6 September 2018

  • A tractor couldn't get by this morning and the owner of this vehicle had to move his car, by which time there was an eight car queue.

    Posted anonymously at 22:13, Tue 18 September 2018

  • This report has been closed. However the issue has been passed to the relevant team for consideration for future programmed works. There is a sign saying unsuitable for hgv's already at the Westcott end. Lorry drivers generally try to avoid such locations but frequently have no choice if they have deliveries to make in the area. A formal weight restriction would likely have no impact and would be very costly to introduce. Delivery vehicles would be exempt and I suspect the number of lorries trying to use this road as a shortcut is very small.

    Posted anonymously at 12:33, Monday 25 March 2019

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