Co-op lorries obstruct the zebra crossing by parking on the white zig zags. The crossing is unusable safely when the co-op lorries are parked here as traffic coming down can not see the crossing. This is the only zebra crossing in the village, there are lots of places to park safely to make a delivery and many of the deliveries made to the Co-op by other companies and deliveries made to the fish and chip shop all manage to park and make deliveries without obstructing the crossing. It is illegal to park on white zig zags and as you can see in the photo below and indeed on most occasions lorries park here when they could have parked a few more feet up on the double yellow lines on hazard lights both legally and not obstructing the crossing. If you approach any of the drivers they are rude and aggressive.
Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 10:35, Tuesday 2 April 2019
Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 6 minutes later. ref: 1591536.
High Street, Broughton NN14 1NF Zebra Crossing (The only zebra crossing in the village) Co-op lorries parking to make deliveries on the white zig zag lines that are there to protect the safety of those using the zebra crossing. The issue has been continuous since I have lived on the high street some 4 years. However I have been photographing the incidents for the past year and trying to gain support to stop it. Just this morning (8:30) I had another near miss whilst using the crossing because both my view and the drivers view coming down the high street were obstructed by the Co-op lorry parked on the white zig zags. This is the time lots of high school children use the crossing to make their way to the bus stop and primary children are heading to school with parents but also alone. It is a matter of time before somebody will get hit.
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State changed to: Investigating
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:16, Thursday 4 April 2019
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