SAY NO TO A BLANKET 20 MPH SPEED LIMIT IN CROYDON
Do you want to be fined £100, or more, for driving at 24 mph in Croydon? Or lose your licence if caught more than once? If Croydon Council have their way, that is what may happen.
Croydon Council are consulting on plans to make almost all roads in Croydon subject to a 20 mph limit. They are already pushing ahead with spending £300,000 of your taxpayers money on North Croydon despite wide opposition and a rigged consultation vote and with another £300,000 in North-
The latest news on the statutory consultation on Areas 3, 4 and 5 are given in this blog post:
Croydon Council are pushing ahead without regard to the enormous number of objections submitted. This is both unethical and undemocratic. The electorate of Croydon should bear this in mind the next time they elect their local councillors.
The ABD has submitted a complaint to Croydon Council about the way the consultation was handled -
This document gives you more information and why you should object to the proposals (although the time to submit consultation responses is now past): Croydon-
Please use the Contact page to register interest in this campaign.
More information and why this blanket 20mph limit approach is wrong.
When councils do a proper consultation on 20 mph limits, nearly 70% say NO -
Many roads in the area already have speed humps to reduce traffic speeds and many of the injuries to pedestrians and cyclists in Croydon occur at low speeds on main roads. The road safety benefits of a wide area 20 mph limit will be minimal and there are no other real benefits.
Why make a change that is bound to lead to many more vehicles breaking the law by exceeding the speed limit? Don’t fall for the council’s anti-
20 MPH IS TOO SLOW FOR A MAXIMUM LIMIT
Do you really think that 20 mph is appropriate for roads such as Davidson Road or Birchanger Road (in Zone 2) or Auckland Road, Grange Road and Northwood Road which are in Zone 1 (photos below)?