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Dangerous speeding traffic

Reported via desktop in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 16:24, Wednesday 21 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Since the easing of the lockdown, traffic levels have increased and so has the average speed of vehicles travelling to and from Oxford along the Foxcombe Road.

Last weekend, I saw two children narrowly being missed by a car as they crossed the road at the top of Lincombe Lane. The car was doing well in excess of 50mph.

During the rush hours, the average speed is well over 40mph and cars keeping to the speed limit are often overtaken in the 30mph limit!

Can I urge you to introduce some traffic calming measures before there is a serious accident. Action now is a lot better than regret later.

Council ref: ENQ21901240

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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 16:25, Wednesday 21 July 2021

  • Thank you for your report, unfortunately Oxfordshire County Council do not have the funds available to install traffic calming measures at this location. I can confirm that the signage in this location is signed correctly and the speed limit is enforceable by Thames Valley Police.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:30, Monday 2 August 2021

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