Residents of Eaton Avenue, Central Bletchley have collected 121 signatures about cars exceeding the speed limit in the road. Local councillor Mohammed Khan is supporting the residents call for action.
A survey carried out by the Town Council showed that over a week in February 2018; of the 3,931 cars counted 812 or 21% exceeded the 30 mph limit. The breakdown was:
- 770 over 40 mph
- 38 over 50 mph
- 4 over 60 mph.
Total 812 out of 3,921 counted by the SID (Speed Indicator Device)
Cllr Khan said, “Eaton Avenue in Central Bletchley has a problem of speeding cars. It is a residential road. I am supporting the residents to get some action to address this problem. The recent speed count showed over 800 cars exceeding the speed limit. “
Cllr Khan concluded, “I want to see action from Milton Keynes Council to make the road safer. I think we need improved signage, including the flashing speed sign or if that does not work we may need to look at going for a 20mph limit or traffic calming measures. “