Stop and pay attention to safety when planning road signs
RE: ROADWORKS Confuse ( February 26).
Late last year I rang council’s ‘‘ hotline’’ to complain about the incorrect placement of t he r oadworks signage in front of the RAAF base.
Strangely enough nothing happened.
This is not the first time I had done this in relation to other roadwork areas in which signage is placed by traffic control companies contracted by the council.
There certainly appears to be no-one who checks how the signs are put up and where. A lot of the times signs simply are not in place and you suddenly find a road i n your suburb closed off because the contractors are too lazy to put up warning signs.
There is The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices which governs road work signage.
It is clear that a lot of these companies are not conforming to the legislation.
Does the council employ a safety officer?
Also the design of the intersection leaves a lot to be desired as it has now created a hazard for people wanting to park near the RAAF Museum and other businesses. NAME AND ADDRESS