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Ban tractors from A roads and save lives

IN view of the recent spate of deaths involving tractors on our roads, is it not time to bring forward a radical solution?

I would suggest that, in these days of fast and intensive traffic, it is only logical to ban tractors and other slow-moving traffic from our A roads.

This is simply an extension of the current, long-time ban which prevails on motorways.

Tractors are not only directly involved in many accidents, they also indirectly cause additional accidents, due to frustration engendered in drivers following these things for miles.

I think the time is now ripe (or may I suggest overdue) for this measure.

JC WILSON

Newcastle, Co Down

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