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3 lane road section is recipe for head-on accidents.

Reported via desktop in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 15:53, Sun 4 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The 3 lane section of the A4130 known as Gangsdown Hill, between Nuffield and Crowmarsh needs to be changed. There are 2 lanes for going up the hill (the outside one has hatched lines) and one lane going down. On a weekly basis I have seen cars that are travelling down the hill illegally crossing the double white lines and overtaking using the 'middle' lane. It is only a matter of time before there is a head-on crash here. The road layout needs changing and/or signage needs to be in place stating that you are not allowed to overtake going down the hill. The least that could be done is to repaint the double white lines, which are quite faded.

Council ref: ENQ21899659

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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 15:53, Sun 4 July 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and please accept our apologies for the delay in response. As you may have noticed the linemarkings have been refreshed over the past few weeks which has improved the clarity for all road users.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:57, Fri 17 December 2021

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