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Outside Charlton Primary School. OX12 7AG

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 10:59, Tuesday 22 January 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Can there be some traffic calming measures put in place around Charlton Primary school - people drive particularly fast past the school - I understand that they are frustrated as they want to get to work quickly and that around the school it is particularly busy at school drop off time with parent parking and taking their children to school. This morning was particularly bad. As I was walking to school along the pavement I had to move my children out of the way of a few cars and a lorry that mounted the pavement in order to get past the school more quickly. My 4 year old is difficult enough to manage in the mornings and keep safe. It makes it much harder if drivers drive fast or if they mount the pavement to make progress in their journey.Can you please look at doing something to make it safer for children when they travel to and from the school?

Council ref: ENQ19824182

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:00, Tuesday 22 January 2019

  • Thank you for your report. I regret that Oxfordshire County Council do not have the available funding to install further traffic calming measures at this location, vehicles either parked in such a position as to cause an obstruction or driving on the footway are both committing offences which are enforced by Thames Valley Police.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:59, Wednesday 23 January 2019

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