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Need a mirror on Barnes rd

Reported via mobile in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 13:13, Thu 10 February 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

When trying to exit Knolles Rd onto Barnes Rd your vision is restricted due to cars parked on right. Causing difficulty in exiting junction. Can a mirror be added on Barnes Rd that you can see from Knolles Rd allowing you to see traffic coming up Barnes Rd from Templars Square. I believe there is a lamp post or telegraph pole that the mirror could be fixed to

Council ref: ENQ22916266

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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 13:14, Thu 10 February 2022

  • Any update on this please?

    Posted anonymously at 21:15, Mon 23 May 2022

  • Thank you for your report. The Oxfordshire County Council 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 also prone to vandalism, fogging in poor atmospheric conditions and glare from the sun or car headlights.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:34, Mon 12 September 2022

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