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West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby phototraveler » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:54 pm

This is a news story in the Telegraph, whereby by many drivers are gong the wrong way around an island: Seehttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/motoringvideo/11743550/Is-this-Britains-most-dangerous-roundabout.html

One of the varmints looks like a Tranny, though it's a bit hard to tell . .

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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby Mike » Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:38 pm

How odd, there must be a reason that people are doing it. Need to see the junction from above really.
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby mealic » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:47 pm

It`s downhill heading south out of Turners Hill towards Haywards Heath. It means that you have to slow down to take the roundabout safely on the right side of the road. I have used this road many times and have never slowed as I know it`s there and am travelling at a low speed anyway. Have seen this happening though and it`s pretty scary when approaching from the other direction.
It`s a West Sussex thing. Any dodgy junction......................just stick a mushroom in the middle. It happens everywhere.
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby TIMO » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:49 pm

most town planners are fookin eejits.
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby mealic » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:58 pm

RH104PJ might help location. Junction with Withypitts.
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby MinorMatt » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:01 pm

Its taken me a few minutes to work out which one it is... I use it quite often as well

But I can't see ANY reason why people are going around it the wrong way!
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby phototraveler » Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:37 pm

MinorMatt wrote:Its taken me a few minutes to work out which one it is... I use it quite often as well



Bloody hell Matt, you get about!
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby RustWidow » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:21 pm

Mike wrote:How odd, there must be a reason that people are doing it. Need to see the junction from above really.

Mike, it was also in today's Metro online edition with a birds eye view
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Re: West Sussex roundabout . . . wrong way!

Postby Matt716 » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:23 pm

Ha, my ex girlfriend lives opposite there, saw many smashes because of that reason. It was (probably still is) a poorly lighted roundabout and in adverse weather could be quite miss leading to an unfamiliar driver. Also, a popular short cut for speeders...
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