Accident on A31 causing rush hour tailbacks

Daily Echo: Three car crash causing major delays Three car crash causing major delays

THREE cars were involved in an accident on the A31 at Ringwood during this morning's rush hour.

The incident was reported just before 8am and involved two BMW cars and a Peugeout at the junction with the A338.

As a result one lane was blocked and traffic was significantly delayed while recovery was taking place.

According to Hampshire police no injuries were reported.

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10:38am Tue 29 Jan 13

good-gosh says...

Drivers who's attention span only stretches to one hazard at a time get a nasty bump when two occur at the same time. Answer: go slower and a few more brains stand a better chance of taking it all in. And then, some of these drivers may even have time to work out that the best way to avoid collisions is to take avoiding action themselves, rather than expecting everyone else to do the avoiding.
Drivers who's attention span only stretches to one hazard at a time get a nasty bump when two occur at the same time. Answer: go slower and a few more brains stand a better chance of taking it all in. And then, some of these drivers may even have time to work out that the best way to avoid collisions is to take avoiding action themselves, rather than expecting everyone else to do the avoiding. good-gosh

8:15am Wed 30 Jan 13

CruelDevil says...

good-gosh wrote:
Drivers who's attention span only stretches to one hazard at a time get a nasty bump when two occur at the same time. Answer: go slower and a few more brains stand a better chance of taking it all in. And then, some of these drivers may even have time to work out that the best way to avoid collisions is to take avoiding action themselves, rather than expecting everyone else to do the avoiding.
Agreed. I know it's off topic, but driving standards these days are cr*p! Every single time I go out in the car you see people speeding/running red lights. The worst thing is nobody seems to care!

Nobody's perfect, but its gotta be said that peoples attitudes to what is ok whilst driving has to he re-evaluated!
[quote][p][bold]good-gosh[/bold] wrote: Drivers who's attention span only stretches to one hazard at a time get a nasty bump when two occur at the same time. Answer: go slower and a few more brains stand a better chance of taking it all in. And then, some of these drivers may even have time to work out that the best way to avoid collisions is to take avoiding action themselves, rather than expecting everyone else to do the avoiding.[/p][/quote]Agreed. I know it's off topic, but driving standards these days are cr*p! Every single time I go out in the car you see people speeding/running red lights. The worst thing is nobody seems to care! Nobody's perfect, but its gotta be said that peoples attitudes to what is ok whilst driving has to he re-evaluated! CruelDevil

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