Danger Status for Road
Another road in the Banbury area has been added to Northamptonshire's
list of the most hazardous in the county.
The Brackley to Helmdon route was added to the Red Route list
because there have been six incidents in which people were
killed or seriously injured in the past three years.
The A361 Banbury to Daventry route remains on the list. It
has had eight serious or fatal incidents in the past three
Elsewhere in the county 27 of the roads classified as Red
Routes have been taken off the list following an improvement
in their records.
Engineering, education and enforcement techniques are used
to improve accident rates of Red Route roads.
The Banbury Guardian - 8th April 2004