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Drivers want brighter road signs

19th December 2011 | Health and Safety Signs

Posted by Jason Nicholls

Many drivers throughout the UK believe that warning signs should be lit up more appropriately at night, a study has found.

In total, 60 per cent of drivers believe that road signs are not adequately lit at night, while 20 per cent are concerned about becoming tired at the wheel, according to research from

Gareth Kloet, Head of car insurance at said: "Our research shows that drivers find driving in the dark a frightening experience and a reduction in motorway and street lighting exaggerates this."

The safety of road users should remain top priority, and the government should consider alternative measures such as energy saving light bulbs, Mr Kloet commented.

It comes after the Swindon Advertiser reported that the town council's planning committee has allocated funding to improve traffic surrounding a school in the area by introducing safety signs.

A new school safety zone may be instigated, slowing traffic and creating a safer environment for pedestrians.ADNFCR-2754-ID-801242849-ADNFCR


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