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Large white van parked in road where cycle paths recently installed causing blockage to one lane and causing oncoming traffic to stray into cycle lane in order to give way to the obstructed lane.

Reported via mobile in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 18:35, Friday 17 September 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3008736.

This van continually parks here causing drivers to take evasive action so as to prevent others being held up. Often drifting into the recently constructed cycle lane to try and allow passage to the car/driver the van is obstructing. I’ve witnessed several near misses where the drivers oncoming and pulling into the cycle lane have unintentionally caused cyclists to take evasive action.

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 18:36, Friday 17 September 2021

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. For everyday parking issues you need to get in touch with your local town or district council. You can find your local council on our website: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/ council/ about-your-council/ government-oxfordshire/ district-councils. If vehicles are causing a dangerous obstruction, hazard or parking illegally please contact the non-emergency police telephone line on 101.

    If you would like to request changes to existing parking restrictions, you can contact Oxfordshire County Council's parking team LINK

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:39, Monday 20 September 2021

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