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Lack of needed stop signs on minor roads

Reported in the Damaged / Missing / Facing Wrong Way category anonymously at 18:15, Thursday 11 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1693287.

Yet another accident at the juncttion of Hardwater and Earls Barton Road. This has location been reported so many times it is getting beyond ridiculous. This junction is plagued by accidents, many of which could be avoided by the use of suitable signage, like a caution sign on the major road and STOP signs on the minor road as well as having painted "STOP" on and across the minor roads. I see yet again a multiple car accident has occured, just yesterday. I was almost personally killed by a vehicle that came up from Hardwater, did not stop and shot straight across the crossing missing me by about 0.5m without stopping. Anyone with an ounce of intelligence would realise that coming up the hill the view a driver gets makes it look like there is no crossing since they just see the continuation up Cut Throat Lane. I understand that someone seems to think this is not required as it does not meeet some "standard". I truly hope that when there is a fatal accident, and it is a case of when not if, the person, or persons making this decision are held personally to account since this appears to have yet again beeen refused by the roads department. Do something about making this junction more clearly marked before lives and families are destroyed by this.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 18:20, Thursday 11 July 2019

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:40, Friday 12 July 2019

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    Posted anonymously at 15:16, Sunday 14 July 2019

  • Advised customer engineer to assess site, shall provide update once assessment has been carried out.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:18, Wednesday 17 July 2019

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