Speeding through village

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Spitfire
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Speeding through village

Post by Spitfire » 21 May 2019, 09:22

I’ve never seen it mentioned on here to date, but I wondered if others are concerned about the speeding through the village (more so now with the new road surfacing) and that a speed ramp is required for the road directly between the church and Chungs.

This is a danger for drivers exiting from SuperValu and commercial users and residents of the Ballisk development. Trucks and cars speed into the village past the graveyard / parish hall and ignore the SLOW sign on the road as they approach the pedestrian crossing. Personally I’m not a fan of ramps in general as they wreck suspension on the car but can’t fathom that they’d lay a new road and not consider this for our village - for both pedestrians and vehicle users.
Maybe I’m the only one that notices it! ...?

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S

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Re: Speeding through village

Post by jayflame » 24 May 2019, 10:54

If anywhere, should be a raised crossing at the Pelican crossing on Main Street.
This would also remove the puddle (when rains) at said crossing
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Re: Speeding through village

Post by Roarsbaby » 24 May 2019, 13:09

I agree there are some drivers who do drive too quickly through the village.
What's the official limit? 50km/h?
I'd argue for 40 TBH from the train station to just beyond Beaverstown Road.
I hate ramps though.

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