Road markings are to be changed on the B3157 Coast Road between Weymouth and Bridport as part of efforts to cut accidents. Highways staff at Dorset County Council will start at the bend at Bagwell Farm, near Chickerell, and move west towards Bridport.
Stop and go boards will be used where necessary. The work is due to start on Monday, December 10th and is scheduled to take a week.
Children in the south west want motorists to drive more slowly near their schools and homes, according to a road safety charity. 74% of youngsters surveyed by the group Brake agreed on slower speeds. The charity's begun a campaign for lower speeds as part of Road Safety Week.