Tag Archives: Traffic Signage

Elderly Newport Residents Calling For New Road Safety Measures

Elderly and disabled residents in one Newport street are calling on their local city council to introduce new traffic calming measures, including reducing the speed limit to 20 mph. Speaking to the South Wales Argus, resident Edward Robinson claimed that the drop kerbs are not up to scratch, and that the road should be resurfaced with tarmac, rather than the concrete that’s currently in place. Read More →

Sat-Nav Update Aims To Prevent Low-Clearance Lorries Incidents

When it comes to narrow roads and low clearance bridges, there is always traffic signage to warn lorries and heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers to find an alternative route. And yet, in spite of this, you often hear of situations in which tall vehicles try and fail to squeeze their ways through these gaps.   This may be down to signs being in difficult to Read More →

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Govt Gives Wakefield Council Deadline To Remove Old Signs

The government has announced plans to reduce the number of traffic signage on the roads, calling councils to take down out-of-date boards that may confuse drivers and pedestrians. Local authorities that put temporary signage up when doing roadwork will have a ‘remove by date’ indicating when they have to take the signs down. While they are supposed to be removed after three months, they are often Read More →

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Road Safety Week: 21st-27th November

This year’s theme for Road Safety Week 2016 is Make the Brake Pledge, which could inspire officials to review their traffic signage and road safety signs in a bid to encourage safer driving among members of the public. Run by charity Brake, Road Safety Week this year will focus on the six elements of the Brake Pledge – Slow, Sober, Secure, Silent, Sharp and Sustainable. Read More →

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Traffic Signage Erected To Stop People From Driving On Tram Tracks

A spate of motorists finding themselves stuck on a section of tram tracks near the Holt Town stop in New Islington, east Manchester, has resulted in Metrolink bosses spending £20,000 on traffic signage, safety measures and markings to help prevent people from driving onto the tracks. In the last 18 months, over a dozen drivers have found themselves stranded in this particular spot, despite the Read More →