In the final instalment of the Crow’s series of special reports looking at the history of A505 dangers between Royston and Baldock, we focus on how the authorities have reacted to the crashes that have blighted the road for decades.
Following our look back at some of the worst crashes in four decades on the stretch between Royston and Baldock last week, we’ve now gathered some of the views of readers and past reporters whose frustrations sound rather familiar.
Throughout our campaign calling on Herts County Council to make the A505 safer, the Crow has found that the single most devisive issue on the stretch between Royston and Baldock is the cut-through junctions in the central reservations to cross the dual carriageway and access the villages.
Letters and comments have been coming in thick and fast about the problems with the A505 since we launched our campaign – but the Crow has also received many urging drivers to take more responsibility while on the stretch.
After reporting on another round of terrifying incidents on the A505 over the last two weeks – and hearing of many more near-misses – the Crow is today launching its own campaign to call upon Herts County Council and other agencies to act now and make the A505 safer between Royston and Baldock. Enough really is enough.