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Accident Prevention Exercise (Wiltshire)

Volume 124: debated on Monday 7 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for what purpose his Department is carrying out an accident prevention exercise in Wiltshire; what form it is taking; which villages it covers; and if he will make a statement.

The purpose of the study is to investigate accident problems on A36, A303 and A419 trunk roads in the county, and to identify possible low-cost improvements or other remedial measures to improve road safety. The study involves an analysis of the accident records; a review of the physical characteristics of problem sections of the roads; and the development of the remedial measures considered to be necessary.