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New accident 'hotspot' signs for TT as police aim for 'fatal free' fortnight

Around 50% of all motorcycle crashes on Manx roads each year happen during festival

The number of people who’ve died or been seriously injured in crashes on the Mountain Road will be displayed on signs along the route during TT.

It’s part of efforts to have a ‘fatal free’ fortnight on open roads for the third consecutive year.

"KSI" signs, like the one below, will show how many people have been killed or seriously injured at that point of the course.

There'll also be "Accident Collision Hotspot" signs highlighting particularly dangerous areas.

The Isle of Man Constabulary is urging visitors and residents to ‘know your limits’ and drive and ride carefully.

Around 50% of all motorbike crashes on the Island happen during the two weeks of TT.

Sergeant Elliot Butler heads up the Roads Policing Unit and Berni Hall is the Operations Manager for the Roads Safety Team:

 

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