Road Safety News

Less roadside clutter could cut casualties

Friday 25th September 2009

More 20mph zones and less roadside clutter are among a series of proposals by the Welsh assembly's enterprise and learning committee.

The report calls for the assembly government to consider less roadside clutter, a Swedish idea based on fewer road signs to distract drivers.

It also recommends encouraging local authorities to enforce 20mph zones in busy town centres and residential areas.

Other ideas include targeting commercial operators with poor safety records and providing more rest facilities.

Click here to read the full BBC News report.


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