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30 mph road markings 20 speed limit signs

Reported via mobile in the Worn out road markings category by Sarah Bright at 18:21, Tuesday 10 May 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3516261.

You have mistakenly put up 20 mph signs in a 30 mph area. The 30 mph road markings are faded so you have conflicting information. The 20 mph speed limit finishes at the end of rushy green entering the south circular. The temporary or 20 mph trial that started in July 2018 finishes at Catford. You need to take down the 20 mph signs and replace with the correct speed limit which is 30 and repaint the 30 road markings. People are failing the test as you have not clearly identified the 30 mph speed limit change. I am a driving examiner I have to enforce the signs in the local area. Your signs are wrong. Please change to 30 mph. I have been explaining this to TfL in clear languages on numerous occasions and have read all of the trials and documentation within my area as I am also a resident. I am a driving examiner in this area. You are making my and my and my colleagues life more challenging than it really needs to be. Please can you change the signs to the correct signs. (30mph) I would really appreciate it . If you are extending the trial to include other roads you will then need to put up the 30 signs on all the surrounding roads to ensure road users know when the speed increases. You currently do not have this. Therefore it must be a mistake as you haven’t followed through on any of the other roads for the change of speed limit.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Your report has been investigated and we have now referred it to our contractors. We will aim to fix this during our next programmed works. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 09:19, Monday 16 May 2022

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. You will be pleased to know that our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved. Our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 06:07, Friday 20 May 2022

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