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Lack of road markings causing dangerous near misses

Reported via mobile in the Road markings (NH) category anonymously at 23:31, Sun 21 May 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4580494.

The road markings on the left hand side of the roundabout here are VERY worn to the point where they're almost invisible. This is causing lots of dangerous near misses because despite the southbound exit slip road being very well signposted and marked (there are 10 warnings to stay in the right lane if you are taking the Eccleshall Road exit into Stafford), the actual markings on the roundabout are so worn out that people keep using the left lane, to go straight. As a result of this, I have experienced and witnessed close calls between people driving 'as you would expect to' on the roundabout layout, versus how it's signposted to do so.

This is a serious safety issue and needs to be resolved ASAP.

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  • Thank you for your report about this issue.

    We have raised this with our inspectors to be investigated at the first possible opportunity.

    Our inspector will review this to determine whether remedial work is required to make the area safe for the travelling public.

    If you would like an update please contact our Customer Contact Centre directly. They are available 24 hours a day, on 0300 123 5000. This will ensure we process any such report as soon as it is received.

    Kind regards,

    National Highways

    Posted by National Highways at 13:52, Tue 23 May 2023

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