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Misleading traffic signs axed in Buxton

[29 Sept 2011] Misleading parking signs in Buxton, Derbyshire that cost motorists £19,000 a year in penalties have been axed after protests. The council has now re-zoned the whole street as being for permit parking only, hooded the pay-and-display machine, and obliterated the signs it had painted on the road surface only a few months before. The poor legibility of the previous signs had led to thousands of costly mistakes by motorists.

For an update on the story, click below to download our article. It’s a great example of how campaigning for plain language and better legibility can get things changed.

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