From: Terry Duncan, Greame Road, Bridlington, East Yorkshire
I AM confused about the recent road works undertaken by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in Bridlington.
Drive down Sands Lane from Flamborough Road there is a 20 mph sign. Fifty yards on there is a Zone Ends sign. Deduction for visitor: driver can increase speed to 30 mph when entering North Marine Drive.
Yet, driving from Sewerby Road down Limekiln Lane, a driver comes across a 20 mph sign (alongside the public toilets) in the opposite direction along North Marine Drive, plus a narrowing of the road by two bollards sticking out from the pavements (surely a driving hazard). So, it suggests that going in one direction a driver can speed up to 30 mph, while going the other way the limit is 20 mph. Is it another ERYC cock-up?
By the way, do local authorities still publish in advance all alterations to road traffic laws and restrictions just to let us know what on earth is going on?
Likewise, my sat nav warns me that there is a 20 mph speed limit on Promenade and on Quay Road. Where are the signs?
No wonder the motorist gets a raw deal!
From: Allan Ramsay, Radcliffe, Manchester.
it seems there’s no problem in allowing drivers to park anywhere and everywhere, 365 days of the year (not least to drop fat kids off as close to the school gates as possible), bringing towns and cities to a grinding halt virtually every day of the week.
Parking on pavements, despite the damage to the likes of drains and injury claims for pedestrians, also seems not to be a problem. So why are Kirklees Council so determined to make sure responsible parking and minimal land damage on Holme Moss is a must for the Tour de France? Promote cycling: reduce congestion and obesity.
From: John S Culpan, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse.
I REFER to the “Feedback” column on the letters page concerning ambulances responding to Yorkshire 999 calls (The Yorkshire Post, June 17) where Dr Daley says the overwhelming majority of “blue light” cases are not a true emergency.
What are motorists expected to do when an ambulance is approaching at speed with its siren blaring?
They are only showing respect for whoever is requiring help – the blue light and siren should not be on if it is not an emergency.