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Street Clutter: Too many road signs?

Too many road signs? Street clutter discussed in Birmingham Photo: PA

Experts are divided on the issue. Some say lots of street signs save lives, others say they are a distraction.

Street clutter has been debated at the Traffex exhibition in Birmingham after the Government promised to get rid of some of it

Blakedown in Worcestershire has been highlighted as one area with lots of street signs that have been erected in the area since 2010.

Road signs are put in place to reduce accidents Credit: PA
50mph speed limit warning sign Credit: PA

Road safety experts say all this has helped reduce accidents after a number of fatalities.

Transport consultant, Phil Jones, spoke to ITV News Central at the conference in Birmingham.