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"Give way to oncoming traffic" sign completely obscured by branches

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 14:49, Monday 27 May 2019

Sent to Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

As you can see in the photograph, and also on google maps, the sign is obscured by leaves. Could be dangerous since vehicles coming the other way will expect drivers to stop for them.

Council ref: ENQ19833986

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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 14:50, Monday 27 May 2019

  • Thank you for your report. This matter has been passed to Oxford Direct Services tree team to arrange clearance.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:21, Monday 3 June 2019

  • This has been fixed

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Parks and Open Spaces at 10:57, Monday 10 June 2019

  • Maybe the branches have been cut back a bit, but as you can see from the picture, it's still impossible to see the sign until you're nearly level with it, by which time it's probably too late. Maybe the sign needs to be on the lamp post on the other side of the road, or further back before you reach the narrow place.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 21:54, Tuesday 11 June 2019

  • Again, or still, the sign is invisible until you get so close that it's really too late to react to it. It probably needs to be moved to somewhere where there aren't any bushes or trees right next to it.

    Posted anonymously at 18:04, Tuesday 1 October 2019

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