Absolutely, Sir!Good idea... a speed camera might do it but that'll just stop people speeding past the camera, it won't make them stop at the junction or be more aware. Or a Road Traffic Order taking the speed limit down to 40mph 400 yards away and 20mph 200 yards away on all 4 sides with mobile speed cameras deployed every week or so until people get used to having to slow right down....
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If people have been killed at the junction then something has to be done- you can't rely on people improving their skills or observation.
Sight lines are fantastic- no limiting forward visibility issues which would slow approaching traffic- it's just people mis-timing their approaching speed and time to cross or mis-judging other vehicles' closing speed. Creating a staggered junction on the side roads would leave cars potentially waiting in the carriageway in each direction waiting to turn right so that's as bad, if not worse.... a roundabout would do it.... a proper big circle with grass in the middle one mind, not a painted one on the road- the cost is irrelevant if it stops someone's dad or mum or son/daughter being killed.
At this particular junction, the driver can be behind the cyclist, so out of view, until the point of collision, while the cyclist sits in the A pillar blind spot.I never assume any car driver will give way to a bicycle.
I start from the same presumption- unless I can look at the driver and see how they are reacting and whether they've seen me I don't cross in front of an approaching car without being ready to stop or get out of their line of travel.I never assume any car driver will give way to a bicycle.