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Request for Horses crossing warning sign

Reported via desktop in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 07:14, Thursday 18 March 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Visibility of the B4437 from the minor road and the lane is limited due to the undulations in the road and the national speed limit applies. Motorbikes enjoy this road and unsurprisingly accelerate up the hill from the east towards this junction.

Visibility of the minor road and the lane by drivers on the B4437 is limited by the hedges.

Many horses cross the road at this point (there is a byway which continues beyond Kingstanding Farm). There are horses based in the village, and also a race yard at the top of the hill.

Issue has existed for years.

Please would you consider installing 'Horses crossing' warning signs to the west and east of this road junction on the B4437?

Council ref: ENQ21890414

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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 07:15, Thursday 18 March 2021

  • I apologise for the delay in replying. I have checked this area and note there is already a 'crossroads ahead' warning sign in a location that would be appropriate for a 'horse with rider' warning sign. I will make arrangements to have this sign added to the post that is already in situ.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:49, Thursday 22 April 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:30, Tuesday 27 April 2021

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