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Mud on the road and pavement

Reported in the Street cleaning category anonymously at 16:49, Wednesday 8 July 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Mud on the road and pavement can be a serious health and safety hazard as it can create slippery conditions for cars and other vehicles including pedestrians and cyclists causing them to to skid or even crash. There is mud on the road due to a spillage from construction work at no 108 Chairborough Road pavement is being blocked, the person who caused the spillage has a legal responsibility to clear the spillage. This isn’t being done.

According to the highway code, if the mud on the road is not reported by the person who caused it, or the local council or Highways England do not clear the mud on the road correctly, the party that fails to act could be held responsible.

Please take urgent action where necessary.

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