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Kincraig residents say speeding motorists putting their children in danger


By Gavin Musgrove

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Worried residents in Kincraig are urging motorists to heed the 30mph speed limit introduced last year to make the village safer.

Several pets have already been killed on the B9152 – the old A9 – which runs through Kincraig.

One resident Karen Duncan, who lives at The Knoll, overlooking the road, said she fears that the next casualty could be a child.

There are even several reports of cars keeping to the 30mph limit being overtaken by other motorists.

Ms Duncan is contacting Police Scotland to highlight the problem and hopes they will enforce the new limit cut from the previously long-standing 40mph restriction.

The worried mother said: "The limit has been reduced to 30mph but it seems that very few people stick to this.

"We have had motorists doing 30mph being overtaken in the village and cats killed and injured. It's going to be kids and cyclists next.

"We have lived next to the road for 13 plus years and we can hear when a vehicle is going too fast.

"Since lockdown the road has been less busy and now there is more traffic people need reminding that families, elderly, young children, pets and wildlife call this village home.

"Mindless drivers breaking the speed limit constantly is not just upsetting but against the law so they need to slow down and show some respect."



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