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Missing Road Signage on Highway

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 09:37, Thu 11 April 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

Tumbledown has a series of sharp, blind bends that reduce visibility. The road is a 60mph limit. There are 5 residential entrances. Since the enforcement of Newbridge weight limit there has been an increase of HGVs along this route. The growing use of electric vehicles means that some vehicles cannot be heard coming uphill increasing the risk of collision. In the last 6 months there have been 2 cars spin off the road (TVP attended), 1 minor has been knocked off his bike, a peloton of cyclists have misread the road and crashed, 6 deer have been run over (2 of which required TVP Armed Response to dispatch) In order to enable drivers to drive to the conditions of the road, the signage needs to be replaced. In particular the following signage is missing - sharp bends, pedestrians in road/no footway, deer crossing, vehicles emerging from concealed entrances

Council ref: ENQ19831234

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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 09:40, Thu 11 April 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:54, Wed 5 June 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:32, Wed 3 July 2019

  • Is this being looked at by anybody?

    Posted anonymously at 10:24, Tue 13 August 2019

  • Thank you for your report and apologies for delay in response. We have investigated your request and looked at the personal injury accident history, I can confirm that there have been no such accidents at this location within the last 5 year period. On this basis we do not plan to install additional signage at this moment in time, we will continue to monitor this location.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:31, Fri 23 August 2019

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