Cheshire Man Takes Motion to Repaint Pale Highway Marks – UK Information

Peter Sharratt complained of the ‘complicated’ roundabout in Knutsford (Image: Peter Sharratt/SWNS)

Pale highway markings might be such a headache for drivers that it’s no shock some are taking issues into their very own arms.

Peter Sharratt wished to disgrace Cheshire East Council over the markings near a ‘complicated’ roundabout in upmarket Knutsford, which he claims have change into a demise entice.

Armed with a can of white paint, the 71-year-old ventured out at daybreak to complete the job himself.

He sprayed arrows indicating the lanes motorists have to be in to journey onto two completely different roads close to the junction of the A50 and A5033.

Peter armed himself with spray cans of white paint (Image: Peter Sharratt/SWNS)

The pensioner insisted it’s this ‘deadly lack of markings’, which has led to common close to crashes.

‘I believed it was a really harmful scenario,’ the retired journalist stated. ‘I usually drive on this highway and individuals are very confused about which lane they need to be in.

‘I had witnessed various close to crashes on the roundabout by those that have no idea which lane they need to be in.

‘I wrote to the council solely to obtain a perfunctory and unhelpful response. They didn’t say they had been capable of do something any time quickly.’

The pensioner has referred to as for ‘everlasting’ highway markings from the council (Image: Peter Sharratt/SWNS)

Peter has since dubbed his motion in Knutsford ‘mark out to assist out’, referencing Rishi Sunak’s Covid scheme that has these days been beneath hearth.

He additionally stated contractors dug up the highway for electrical work two months in the past, however by no means put it again to its earlier situation.

He contacted Cheshire East Council about this downside however was once more given an ‘unhelpful response.’

‘These markings had been there for an excellent motive. These indicators urgently want doing,’ Peter added, calling for ‘everlasting’ markings urgently.

‘This work must be put on the high of their precedence listing. It beggars perception that the council is now counting on a 71-year-old pensioner with a sprig can to do the work we already pay them for.

‘When the council sanctioned contractors to dig up the highway for electrical work on the bypass many months in the past, they need to have ensured it was put again into its earlier situation.’

Metro.co.uk has contacted Cheshire East Council for a remark.

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