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New speed limit 'system'

The Transport Minister says a recent road accident which claimed the life of a 28 year old Onchan man was tragic, but has defended the safety record of the road where he died.

David Manley lost control of his car during an overtaking manoeuvre on the Ballahutchin.

His parents believe it wouldn't have happened if there was a speed limit on that stretch and want one introduced.

David Anderson says there's only been one serious accident there in the last 10 or 15 years, but has left the door open for restrictions to be put on the road.

Mr Anderson says the DoT is currently looking at bringing a new speed limit system in:

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