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Blind entrance

Reported via mobile anonymously at 09:41, Monday 14 June 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and West Oxfordshire District Council less than a minute later

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Can I put a two way mirror in the verge

Council ref: ENQ21897352

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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 09:42, Monday 14 June 2021

  • Road traffic mirrors are not allowed to be placed on any area of the highway maintainable at public expense.

    The position of the County Council on road traffic mirrors is as follows :-

    The county do not provide or support the use of road mirrors on the highway. The image they provide can be misleading in terms of vehicle speed and distance giving drivers a false sense of security, potentially leading to vehicles emerging injudiciously. They are prone to vandalism, fogging in poor atmospheric conditions and glare from the sun or car headlights. If, however, permission is granted by a landowner adjacent to but off the highway and, therefore, outside the jurisdiction of the County, a suitable post and mirror may be erected. The County could accept no responsibility for a mirror so erected.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:40, Thursday 1 July 2021

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