Percy Road/Palatine Road area – traffic calming

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When local residents of Percy Road, Palatine Road, and Palermo Road, approached John about improving road safety in the area he lost no time in taking action.  He is seen in the picture, earlier today,  with a petition after collecting signatures throughout the area.

John’s petition requests the Borough Council to introduce traffic calming measures as a matter of urgency.  He argues that these roads were designed many decades ago and are not suited to modern traffic travelling at high speeds. His petition calls for a 20mph speed limit and speed bumps to be installed to help avoid the likelihood of tragic incidents.

The problem has worsened in recent years with increased traffic  using the roads as short cuts to and from the docks.