20mph Limit to Protect Young; PARENTS, TEACHERS AND RESIDENTS INFLUENCE PLANS
Byline: LUCY WILSON
WORK starts today to slow down traffic in the Stoke area of Coventry.
There will be a 20mph speed limit outside Stoke Park Community Technology College in Dane Road and Briton Road outside Stoke Primary School.
There will also be a 20mph limit in Shakespeare Street and Roman Road. Improvements will be made to the Forum roundabout in Walsgrave Road.
The roundabout at the Forum on Walsgrave Road is to be improved so it's easier for people on foot to cross.
The scheme was jointly devised between city council officers, parents and teachers at the two schools and residents.
Head teacher of Stoke Primary School Ralph Bonnell said: "The road outside the school is an accident waiting to happen - people just seem to think it is a straight fast run from Barras Heath to Walsgrave Road, so this is very welcome.
"I don't know if people will keep the speed limit but they will be breaking the law if they don't. …