Are Corsham Roads Safe Enough?
By R_Ferrier | Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 13:15
Are Corsham roads safe enough? The police have released official data of every collision which happened between 1999 to 2010 and the BBC has created a map from that information. Have a look to see if your street is one of the safest in Corsham.
What do you think of Corsham's roads? Tell us in the comment box below.
The area around Bath Road (A4) appears to be one of the places in Corsham with the most road collisions. Tell us what you think of the interactive map and your view on road safety.
The map shows the results of different types of incidents which took place and the vehicles involved on that specific road, including cars, bikes and buses. Most of the incidents which occurred on Corsham's roads involved cars.
In the period of time that the police recorded data for, 113 people died on the roads in the North Wiltshire local authority. Which roads in Corsham do you think should be made safer and how would you make them safer?
Do we need more zebra crossings? Would traffic lights help? There was plenty of discussion concerning the parking along Westwells Road before that situation was improved. What other places in Corsham do you think need attention?
Give us your opinion in the comment box below on how we can make Corsham a safer place.