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Difficult to see oncoming traffic.

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction category anonymously at 13:48, Tue 7 March 2023

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4289666.

Outside of working hours and on weekends, it is very difficult to see the oncoming traffic when turning out of Dutton Road onto Sturminster Road. This is due to the cars parked on Sturminster road and drivers speeding. There are 30mph signs but this does not deter drivers. I myself have had a handfull of near misses due to not being able to see. Even if you inch forward slowly, speeding traffic causes an issue. This issue has been prevelant for many years. I have reported this issue on FixMyStreet.co.uk but it was closed. I have also seen people on the same road complain in the local community forums. Please can this be looked into, either traffic calming measures or a mirror being mounted so that we can see traffic coming. The picture does not show the danger fully. I would recocmend trying to turn out from Dutton road to Sturminster road first thing in the morning to see how bad it is for yourself. I really fear that an accident will occur and Sturminster road has already seen its fair share.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:48, Tue 7 March 2023

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:11, Fri 10 March 2023

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:17, Tue 14 March 2023

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Mon 24 April 2023

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 4289666 in your new report if it is an update on this one.