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New 30 mph Speed Limit along the Glanty / Causeway?

Posted by John Durrant on Tuesday 8th May 2012, 10:34AM

Am I going mad or has the speed limit recently changed from 40mph to 30mph along the Glanty / Causeway - A30 between Staines bridge and Runnymede Roundabout?

I'm sure it used to be 30mph. If it has changed, wouldn't it be fairer to drivers to make a bit of an effort to let them know about it to avoid getting caught out?

The 30mph just happened to catch my eye driving towards Staines, otherwise I'd have carried on assuming it was 40mph. What's needed when a change is made is big signs - and enough of them to catch a driver's attention...

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Reply by Beth Storey on Monday 18th June 2012, 12:58PM

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Reply by John Durrant on Tuesday 8th May 2012, 4:31PM

Via the power of 'Twitter' I've been informed that the speed limit has in fact changed. There is one sign as you go from Egham to Staines - but shouldn't there be more if it suddenly changes?

I bet an excuse of 'I didn't see the new sign officer' wouldn't be much of a defence for a driver who was caught unawares...

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