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    Default Dept of Transport f**king motorists

    Interesting interview with the current minister of transport on AM this morning - said that the "war on motorists" is over and quoted 2 things that the govt would be looking at:

    1) Coned off lanes where no traffic works happening
    2) Review of how motorway accidents are dealt with (i.e. shutting motorways for hours on end)

    Now I'm not a conspiracy nut, or a geek who follows travel stats, however I found this interesting because I'd thought that the number of road closures due to accidents was going up... and for me to notice this with the few times I actually do use the car, made me wonder whether this was a policy directive. This interview was as close to an admission of such a policy that I've ever seen.
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    Instead of investigating the cause of Road deaths in future, they will probably just issue you with a fecking Crime Number that you can use to claim off your insurance for gore-damage etc.

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    CBRD has a detailed article explaining what goes on when there's a "major incident" on a trunk route. I wonder which steps in the process they're planning to eradicate?

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    no problem with them closing the motorway if there is a 17 car pile up, its 2 lanes closed because someone ran out of petrol on the hard shoulder 10 feet from the exit and being attended by a range rover with a rigid tow bar that gets me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruprect View Post
    1) Coned off lanes where no traffic works happening
    A repeat of John Major's Cones Hotline?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thunderlizard View Post
    A repeat of John Major's Cones Hotline?
    Ah, the old policies are the best !

    Nice to see this government so keen on recycling rubbish

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    Hate this lot (always did)
    Hate the old lot even more

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    Quote Originally Posted by Not So Wise View Post
    Hate this lot (always did)
    Hate the old lot even more

    *Wants a revolution to end democracy because average voter is too stupid to elect decent leaders*
    Oh dear.

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