NEW speed detection signs have been installed on the main roads approaching the village of Lack.
The two signs on either side of the village alert passing motorists to the speed they are travelling at, reminding them that the speed limit in the area is 30mph.
The road running through the village is one main routes used by drivers heading towards Omagh. The digital signs flash up green with a smiley face if drivers are travelling at 30mph or under or alternatively if approaching the village above the speed limit they flash up the driver’s speed in red.
Commenting on the new signs Councillor John McClaughry said, “The main road to Omagh goes through Lack and the residents felt that vehicles were passing through the village a little too quick for their liking. These signs have been put up to warn people who are driving too fast. It may be that people driving through the village don’t realise that they are travelling too fast.
“This is a built up area, but perhaps the fact that the main street is so wide, people may feel they are able to drive through it quicker. There’s a vibrant community there and people need to be mindful of speed.
“At this stage it is aimed at driver education rather than enforcement. I hope these signs will be welcomed and that they will help alert drivers who need to slow down approaching the village.”
To read more.. Subscribe to current edition
Posted: 4:09 pm July 26, 2019