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To: Mr Matt Prosser. CEO Dorset Council

Prevent accidents , B3092 Milton on Stour : Introduce a speed limit

The B3092 passes through the village of Milton on Stour SP8 5QD. There are tight bends either side of Spicketts Bridge which are at the end of a relatively straight stretch of road after leaving Mere which is to the north. This stretch of road calls for a speed limit. Not only on the approach to the bends but through the bends them selves. The significant increase in HGV's using the road ,at speed, has rendered the road dangerous. In recent times there have been three speed related accidents one of which was fatal.

Why is this important?

Many people from the village , and those that use the road, have expressed their concerns and fear of meeting an HGV travelling at speed ,often over the centre line , coming towards them. One of the three recent speed related accidents concerns a lady driving from Gillingham to Mere in her husband's large car. The lady was confronted by an articulated lorry that was in the process of 'jack knifing ' (when the trailer over takes the drivers cab.) The side of the trailer struck and crushed the front of the car. The lady suffered shock and bruising. Had she been driving her own sports car the result would , in all probability ,have had a different out come as her sports car would have gone under trailer.

How it will be delivered

Via email and person to person

B3092, Milton on Stour, UK

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2024-02-15 16:28:02 +0000

More people have given their support. It would appear that we are not alone seeking a reduction in speed limits in our villages

2024-02-15 15:31:19 +0000

Signatures added from people living in the vicinity Quite amazing how many people are concerned at speeding vehicles in the wrong situation. My personal effort to slow vehicles down has been negated by Highways Dorset

2023-11-12 00:01:24 +0000

100 signatures reached

2023-11-10 21:34:45 +0000

50 signatures reached

2023-11-10 12:18:17 +0000

25 signatures reached

2023-11-09 11:23:26 +0000

10 signatures reached