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'Dangerous' u-turns filmed on A30 in Cornwall

'Dangerous' u-turns filmed on A30 in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 9:56am 20th September 2019. (Updated at 11:09am 20th September 2019)

This is the moment drivers were filmed doing so-called dangerous u-turns on Cornwall's A30.

The footage was captured on the Hayle bypass, just days before Pirate FM told you about a new petition.

Mid-Cornwall Motorcycle Action Group is calling for a dual carriageway between Camborne and St Erth.

Campaigners say that is the only way to ensure the installation of a "desperately needed" central reservation.

So far more than 300 people have signed the petition, which brands u-turns as "illegal and reckless".

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Dashcam footage shows the so-called dangerous u-turns on the A30 Hayle bypass in Cornwall. Archive photo of traffic on the A30 Hayle bypass

"The stretch of the A30 from Camborne to St Erth has become a dangerous stretch of road due to the reckless illegal u-turns made by impatient drivers. 

"We are requesting that this part of the A30 be changed to dual carriageway in order to place a central reservation to prevent this dangerous manoeuvring. 

"It will create a safer stretch of road where currently accidents are on the increase.  

"Current signage has been improved but is still inadequate and as there is no way of physically preventing vehicles from committing hazardous manoeuvres.

"There needs to be something adequate put in place".

Mid-Cornwall Motorcycle Action Group

This footage, sent to Pirate FM anonymously, has been shared on YouTube with the caption: "Is this the most dangerous part of the A30 due to driving behaviour?".

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