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Giveway markings rubbed off road

Reported via mobile in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 21:21, Tuesday 29 June 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Giveway markings out of willowbrook/Didcot town football club side road have rubbed off of the road, nearly several accidents have occurred where people have pulled out infront of traffic continuing on around Bowmont Water.

Council ref: ENQ21899227

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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 21:22, Tuesday 29 June 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry, in many locations in Ladygrove and many other housing estates throughout the country, the road layout was designed to not have road markings at every location. In addition, at some locations, where road markings have been provided, they are being reduced or removed altogether so to give a greater emphasis on 'shared space'.

    Where there are not any markings there is a greater emphasis that all road users should be courteous and give way to each other’s need. Indeed, in some instances, to install a road marking can have the opposite effect by giving users from one direction the increased confidence that they have priority and therefore an increase of road speeds can be experienced. Having Looked at the injury collision data that we hold there have not been any recorded incidents at this location and therefore I regret, that we wouldn't look to change the road layout here at this time.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:25, Wednesday 18 August 2021

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