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New side road crossing cycle track

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 11:52, Fri 22 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

My previous report has simply been closed. The access road to the new Myrtle Farm Court development has been given right of way across the cycle track. If cycle tracks are not fit for purpose, cyclists will not use them and will use the road (which they are allowed to do) to the annoyance of motorists. Expecting cyclists to constantly give way renders cycle tracks ineffective. The road markings should be repainted to give the cycle track right of way across Myrtle Farm Court.

Council ref: ENQ19827355

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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 11:55, Fri 22 February 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:34, Fri 22 March 2019

  • This arrangement is consistent with other junctions along the cycle track. Safer for the cyclist to give way and be cautious of vehicles rather than rely on vehicles to give way - whom as I suspect you may be aware often do not as they are in a safe secure metal box whereas a cyclist is far more vulnerable.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:25, Wed 3 April 2019

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