Lorry Crash Campaign, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. October 1990
Lostwithiel local councillors discuss with Robert Hicks MP the need for weight restrictions on the hill leading into the town, after many lorry crashes and deaths at the bottom of the hill. The photograph shows the group at the top of the lorry escape lane on the St Austell to Lostwithiel road. From left to right: Peter Moore, Traffic and Safety Officer Cornwall County Council; Mr Mannell, Chairman of Transportation Committee Cornwall County Council; Dennis Hutchings, Deputy Mayor, Lostwithiel; Fran Dennison, Town Clerk, Lostwithiel; John Reed, Mayor, Lostwithiel; Robert Hicks, MP South East Cornwall; Chief Inspector Smythe, Traffic Branch, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary; Ralph Keam, District Councillor. The following week new sign improvements were passed by the County Transportation Committee. Photographer: Jonathan Barker .
© RIC, photographer Jonathan Barker