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Speed Limit Signs not complying to the Law

Reported in the Sign (unlit) category anonymously at 16:24, Wed 27 March 2019

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council 2 minutes later. Council ref: 349460.

The Road 'Martin South Drove' has 'new' 40 mph signs at both ends, (53°07'29.4"N 0°18'25.2"W, 53°08'10.9"N 0°15'37.5"W). This speed limit signage does not comply with the letter of the law. i.e. If there are no street lights, the limit is the National Speed Limit unless indicated by pairs of signs at the start of the limit and by regular repeater signs along the entirety of the restriction. Therefore, this speed limit is not legally binding. Extra repeaters need to be installed along the 2 mile stretch of road. Ref: Traffic Advisory Leaflet 1/95 March 1995

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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 response times for fault reports which is available at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ highways-faults
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    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 16:25, Wed 27 March 2019

  • We have instructed our Alliance Partners to make a repair. We will contact you again when a further update is available.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:48, Thu 28 March 2019

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:48, Tue 11 June 2019

  • All necessary work has now been carried out and no further action is planned. Thank you for reporting a fault to Lincolnshire County Council.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:03, Wed 19 June 2019

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