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Road Safety Concerns/ Advice


Often physical measures are introduced on the public highway to reduce the speed and / or volume of traffic on a road. This can come in the form of such features as waiting restrictions, traffic signs, speed humps, cushions and tables, chicanes, road narrowing, pedestrian islands, coloured and textures road surfacing.

The council uses traffic survey and accident data, provided by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) to help identify sites which may benefit from the introduction of traffic calming features. It also takes into account the type of road and what type of traffic is using it. 

If you would like to get advice about what your community can do to tackle road safety issues, feel free to have a look at:

Brake - charity working with communities and organisations across the UK
Think! - road safety information
https://www.rospa.com/road-safety/advice - Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
 
If you would like Tameside MBC to investigate a particular area of concern please report it using the form below, any necessary actions will be arranged.

Report a road safety concern 

Report potholes

Street Lighting

Flooding / drainage and grids 
 
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