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Had to pop into Monmouth this afternoon, they've changed pretty well all the road signs into and around the town to 20 Mph limits, on the way out I see that they still have 30 Mph signs on the same roads. :?
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Does that imply that it is 20mph going in to town and 30mph to leave? ie they are trying to get rid of you? :-D
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Got a 20mph through our town - it is almost universally ignored, and not policed, so what is the point?

Borders have put blanket 20mph in all their towns / villages - feels like it takes about 4 years to drive anywhere now!
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There is an underpass in Watford where the A41 passes under the A405 terminal roundabout and the speed limit is 40mph heading in to Watford and 50mph heading out!! Very understandable!! :-D
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We've had them for a while - annoying in the extreme, can hardly remain in first gear! :-D
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I was once of the understanding that 20mph limits could not be legally enforced. Is that still true?

I'm sure it's not... Even I find it exceptionally hard to abide by the limit in most circumstances and they do now seem to be proliferating in places where their need is very questionable...
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CitroJim wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 07:38 I was once of the understanding that 20mph limits could not be legally enforced. Is that still true?

I'm sure it's not... Even I find it exceptionally hard to abide by the limit in most circumstances and they do now seem to be proliferating in places where their need is very questionable...
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Gibbo2286 wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 11:10
CitroJim wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 07:38 I was once of the understanding that 20mph limits could not be legally enforced. Is that still true?

I'm sure it's not... Even I find it exceptionally hard to abide by the limit in most circumstances and they do now seem to be proliferating in places where their need is very questionable...
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If I'm on form Eric :wink: :) During a particularly good TT I can average 20mph...

I have, in the past, happily triggered an unhappy face on a speed awareness sign in a 30 limit on my bike... I was trundling down a small hill though ;)
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Can't remember where I read it, but the Welsh Government had a consultation set up to make change the 30mph sign to 20mph in all built up areas, never did see the results.
Isn't google great :shock:
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He's useless to be honest, too busy wasting money handing out sanitary products to men..

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GiveMeABreak wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 16:04 He's useless to be honest, too busy wasting money handing out sanitary products to men..

https://order-order.com/2022/12/05/sene ... l-tampons/
WTF :roll: :? :twisted: :lol:
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Obviously an exercise in preparing the chaps for unisex toilets to come!! :-D
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myglaren wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 17:47Earplugs
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mickthemaverick wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 17:52 Obviously an exercise in preparing the chaps for unisex toilets to come!! :-D
That'll double the amount of available ones at a stroke... Someone will be lauded for being so clever and far-sighted :wink: :lol:
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GiveMeABreak wrote: 27 Jan 2023, 16:04 He's useless to be honest, too busy wasting money handing out sanitary products to men.
Common Guys, with the issues around the prostate, someone may want something to catch the last drip.😉
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