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Danger - large lorries causing damage to walls, telegraph poles and road by trying to turn left at very narrow junction

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 16:23, Sunday 9 February 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

This narrow junction on Thorpe Street and Hagbourne Road needs a sign advising NO LEFT TURN for long vehicles or vans and lorries over 7.5 tonnes. They are causing daily damage to walls, verges, telegraph poles, potential accidents with pedestrians and other vehicles.

Council ref: ENQ20857072

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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 16:28, Sunday 9 February 2020

  • We have large lorries, vans & cars cutting through our village, speeding & turning left at a very narrow junction. These vehicles have caused considerable damage & are continuing to do so to the walls, verges & telegraph poles.

    Posted anonymously at 18:27, Sunday 8 March 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 18:41, Sunday 5 April 2020

  • Thank you for your report. Apparently the Traffic Team have been asked this question before and have already said the signage requested is not something that can be added here. If the issue is with overweight vehicle unfortunately it cannot progressed via fix my street. The police and the (OCC) Trading Standards Service can enforce weight restriction orders under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Trading Standards have a web page that can be reached via https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ business/ trading-standards/ weight-restriction-enforcement (you may need to copy and paste this address into your search engine if the link is not highlighted). It has details and advice on how to report breaches of weight restrictions in your area. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:15, Thursday 23 April 2020

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