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Commuters and chicanes cause chaos on common

TRAFFIC-CALMING measures in Frenchay do not so far seem to be easing the stress for drivers or residents.

South Gloucestershire Council is putting in chicanes to slow motorists on the road across the common and plans to introduce 20mph limits in the village to make the roads safer for pedestrians going to and from school.

Double yellow lines are also proposed, but residents say more thought is needed before further curbs are introduced in an area that is already suffering from a big increase in commuter traffic from people trying to get from Downend into Bristol or the north fringe.

South Gloucestershire Council is seeking people's views.

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