Whitebridges traffic lethal’

As a former Honitonian and recent visitor to see my family, I was stunned at the traffic calming measures, or rather the complete lack of them, in some obvious spots around town.

As a former Honitonian and recent visitor to see my family, I was stunned at the traffic calming measures, or rather the complete lack of them, in some obvious spots around town.

I would have thought the children's safety risk in Whitebridges, recently reported in the Herald, should be old news by now.

Indeed, it's actually embarrassing to consider how much local authorities seem in total dereliction of their duties when it comes to this stretch of road, which has become a 24-hour track for tragic types in souped-up coup�s.

What are they revving and racing for, even at 3 am?


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The road is lethal and a cursory glance at measures taken when passing through even non-residential areas, such as say long stretches into Bridgwater and Exeter, begs the question: why has so little been done in places lined with homes in Honiton?

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There should be cameras, monitoring, signs and fines for the sub-mental speed needy.

Dr Robert Miles

Hull

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