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Dangerous timings for crossing

Reported via desktop in the Traffic Lights (permanent only) category anonymously at 09:43, Monday 27 June 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Every day I walk the children to and from St Nicolas School. We cross the lights at the Vine Yard and go up The Motte. There is not a week that goes by where someone doesn't run the lights coming up from The Vines (turning right). The green man comes up and the cars are still coming across the crossing. Everyone knows the dangers and no one crosses until all cars have passed. Some one is going to get hit here soon. The red light needs to be on longer coming up from The Vines to ensure all cars have crossed before the green man signals. Or cameras need to be installed to catch people who run the red light. The issue with people running the light is that they are going fast so the risk of someone being hit is high. I hope this is a quick fix by changing the timings to potentially save a child's life.

Council ref: 3625619

Asset ID: F179 - Vineyard/Abbey Close

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  • Thank you for your report, we are now investigating this issue and an update will be posted as soon as possible.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:27, Tuesday 5 July 2022

  • Thank you for your recent report. An Engineer has checked the operation of the signals and found them to be working without any current faults. The current signal timings for the delay between vehicles losing a green and pedestrians receiving a green have also been checked and are within guidance given. We are unable to control drivers who decide to run a red signal and enforcement would be a police matter. We will continue to monitor the junction.

    Are The operation of the

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:05, Thursday 7 July 2022

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