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Lack of 30mph speed limit signs

Reported via desktop anonymously at 17:15, Monday 25 September 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and Vale of White Horse District Council 1 minute later

Lack of 30pmh speed limit signs for this road. Since the speed reduction on this road from 40 to 30 mph roads uses are still going at 40 plus MPH

Council ref: ENQ23975721

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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 17:16, Monday 25 September 2023

  • Thank you for your enquiry and highlighting your concerns regarding vehicle speed along Twelve Acre Drive.

    We are not able to replace the now removed 40mph repeater (reminder) signs with 30mph repeater signs along Twelve Acre Drive. This is due to the rules regarding speed limit signage prohibiting the use of 30mph repeater signs where a road has a system of carriageway lighting. The presence of carriageway lighting means that a road automatically has a speed limit of 30mph unless signed otherwise.

    For concerns of vehicle speed or dangerous driving along this section of road, that the best course of action would be contacting Thames Valley Police.
    Speed enforcement is currently the responsibility of Thames Valley Police and whilst we will raise these concerns with them ourselves residents can raise them directly. As I’m sure you appreciate, they will have to prioritise resources accordingly.

    The community speed-watch scheme has also recently been relaunched by TVP which may be of interest to you. Of which more information can be found at FRONT-v2-Home.php

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:34, Thursday 28 September 2023

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