Sign base without sign dangerous for cyclists

Reported in the Cycle path category anonymously at 03:31, Thu 2 July 2015

Sent to Christchurch City Council 13 sec later.

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City Care have left a roadworks sign base, without a sign attached, on St Asaph St between Barbadoes St & Ferry Rd. As it is located immediately in front of the start of the westbound cycle lane, it could be dangerous for cyclists (especially as there is no taper in front of it and it is very hard to see without a sign on it). As CoPTTM is quite clear that “sign bases must not be left in place, without signs attached, in a manner that will be a hazard to any road user, including … cyclists”, maybe City Care could explain why they consider removing the sign but leaving the base immediately in front of a cycle lane does not present a hazard to cyclists?

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