The truth about confusing new A63 speed…

The truth about confusing new A63 speed signs which have left drivers baffled
2020-01-03 15:45:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailThe reason behind new speed signs causing confusion in one of Hull’s busiest roads has been revealed. A key thoroughfare, the A63 is popular with visitors and commuters to Hull, but the dual carriageway is also a hotspot for collisions and accidents. Now officials are trying to do something to reduce the risk to motorists at one particular stretch, but not without some confusion. The speed limit for traffic travelling westbound from Mytongate to Daltry Street flyover is 40mph until the National Speed Limit signs just before the St Andrew’s Quay turn-off. But many drivers have been left confused by new road signs erected shortly before the slip road towards Hessle Road, as they display a maximum speed of 30mph. One man contacted Hull Live to say: “Can you help to find out what the actual speed limit is on Daltry Street flyover, please? A63 Daltry Street flyover, Hull, has new 30 mph speed limit signs for the flyover (Image: HullLive) “Leading up to it, it now has a new 30mph sign, but when you are on it, it has a 40mph sign. “Today they had a camera van just where the new 30mph bit starts – it’s very confusing.” Highways England has revealed the signs have been put in place to improve safety on the dual carriageway, and are advisory rather than enforceable – meaning you can not be fined. A spokesperson for the body said: “We have recently completed work to improve safety on the A63 Daltry Street flyover to reduce the number of incidents along this section of the


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