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1960s UK Traffic, Motorway Driving :-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEZiwaFHY6s
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Andrew Cowan at the start of the 1971 Heatway rally
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mab01uk wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:07 am Image

1960s UK Traffic, Motorway Driving :-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEZiwaFHY6s
How dangerous were 3 lane roads? I remember a VERY near miss on a family holiday!
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You're right. The old three lane roads with a "no mans land" (or everymans land!) centre were highly dangerous - particularly as many drivers and passengers weren't wearing seatbelts at the time. There were some horrible accidents. They were probably almost as dangerous as the mad "Smart" Mororways :x
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I only remember one three lane type road and that was on the A420 at Besselsleigh near Oxford. They used to say the lanes were designated NEARside, OFFside and SUIcide. The A420 was always one of those roads to a shorter life.
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