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Bad road and signage markings

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 18:37, Thu 28 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

I am contacting you about the terrible signs on the road leading off the Bicester Village roundabout towards Bicester coming up to the Pringle field rugby/football club. Drivers know the left lane coming up to the football/rugby club is for Middleton Stoney and the right is for straight on but thanks to bad signs and lazy drivers, there’s always someone who gets into the left lane then “suddenly realises” they’re in the wrong lane and push in. The signs after/at the roundabout give the mistaken impression that both lanes are for Bicester town centre then it becomes apparent too late that the left lane is for Middleton Stoney ONLY. How do you report the bad signs to the council as have seen so many near accidents as either people suddenly push in from the left lane to right, or can’t get in so drive straight over the roundabout along with the single lane traffic in the right lane.

Council ref: ENQ19849003

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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 18:40, Thu 28 November 2019

  • This happens 90% of the time! I've had so many near misses! There needs to be clearer signs leading up to that roundabout. You have to be on guard when approaching the roundabout from the south.

    Posted anonymously at 10:15, Tue 3 December 2019

  • Still cars having near misses daily due to poor markings.. accident waiting to happen..

    Posted anonymously at 10:10, Fri 27 December 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report. We have a scheme of new signage and road markings ready which will be implemented as soon as funding is identified.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:32, Tuesday 7 January 2020

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