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Speedy Gonzales..... not in Manchester !

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Speedy Gonzales..... not in Manchester !

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Re: Speedy Gonzales..... not in Manchester !

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The reliance on the cameras and lack of police presence has lead to a pretty much free for all on the roads around here.

I'd hardly say that it has been any contribution to road safety.

In an effort to make the roads "safer" a major duel carriageway on the city's edge is having its speed limit reduced to 40mph. It's been 50mph for decades with rarely any accidents.

It will be a nice boost for our cash strapped council and will probably end up causing more accidents not less.

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All the roads on our estate have had the 30mph speed limit reduced to 20mph.

The problem is they also resurfaced every road making ours, for example, into a near perfect drag strip.

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@Strat wrote:

30mph speed limit reduced to 20mph.


 

I'm sure the long term plan with all these continuing speed reductions is that we will all end up being passed by a man with a flag.

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I get overtaken by kids on skateboards Shocked

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I remember a few years ago, I counted the number of cameras I passed as I travelled from Edinburgh to Thirsk on my bike. (Down the A68 most of the way)

I got to 80 between Edinburgh and the border Crazy3Crazy3 then about 6 from there to Thirsk! Grin