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Dangerous mini-roundabout

Reported via desktop in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 18:08, Saturday 20 March 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The miniroundabout in Bicester where the Banbury Road meets Field Street/Buckingham Road is dangerous at busy times.

Traffic entering the roundabout from Field St and heading to the Buckingham Road often forget that it is a roundabout and pass straight through without waiting for traffic that has already entered the roundabout from the Banbury Road.

There have been a few close calls here and also I've observed 3 accidents over the past 2 years.

The Field St and Banbury Rd entrances to the roundabout are too close together and it is a tiny roundabout for the volume of traffic at peak times.

It either needs traffic lights or a redesign/different road markings to ensure that people treat it as a roundabout.

Council ref: ENQ21890655

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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 18:08, Saturday 20 March 2021

  • No response received as at 17th April 2021.

    Posted anonymously at 20:16, Saturday 17 April 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report. We will continue to monitor this.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:11, Wednesday 21 April 2021

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