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					                                                                       Risk Assessment

Course / Road (s) Assessed:                             Neyland 10
Date of Assessment:          14/1/2008                   Name of Assessor               Richard Martin

Distance               Location                     Risk / Hazard            Level of Risk          Measure to reduce Risk
                                                                             Low/Med/High               (if applicable)
0 miles       Course Start at the 30mph            Riders starting with                           Time Keeper & Marshal to
              sign by the railway bridge            traffic approaching                             inform rider of any approaching
              west of Waterston                     from behind                   Low               traffic. Warning sign to be placed
                                                                                                    to warn traffic.

0.2           Exiting Waterston prior to           Rumble strip across                            Riders to be aware and to be in
              the old school.                       the road causing                                position early and/or hold their
                                                    riders to be thrown           Low               course. A ½ metre wide bump
                                                    off     course     or                           free strip is available adjacent to
                                                    swerving to miss                                the kerb.
0.4           T Junction as riders turn left       Not yielding to                                Early observations to be taken.
              from B4325 towards Sentry             traffic approaching                            Riders must be prepared to give
              Cross roundabout.                     from     the   right,         Low               way to traffic from the right prior
                                                    which has priority                              to emerging.

1.4           Sentry Cross Roundabout              Traffic approaching                            Riders to check behind to ensure
              (take   third  exit   to              from the rear as                                it is safe to position for the
              Honeyborough Roundabout,              riders position for                             roundabout and signal if
              A477)                                 the roundabout                                  necessary.
                                                   Traffic approaching                            Riders to take early observations
                                                    from the right on the       Medium              on approaching roundabout and to
                                                    roundabout                                      be prepared to give way to traffic.
                                                   Traffic on riders                              Riders to check their nearside
                                                    nearside on leaving                             prior to moving across to exit the
                                                    roundabout                                      roundabout        and     signal  if
                                                                                                    necessary.
1.6           At the pedestrian refuge by          The        pedestrian                          Riders to check for traffic behind
              left turn for Rosemarket.             refuge in the centre                            them on approach and take a
                                                    of the carriageway          Medium              defensive position to prevent
                                                    causes a pinchpoint.                            vehicles from overtaking if
                                                                                                    necessary.
1.6           Centre of carriageway for 1          Painted markings in                            Riders to be aware and avoid
              mile                                  the centre of the                               from deviating from their line.
                                                    carriageway reduce            Low              Effective observations should be
                                                    the          effective                          taken if attempting to pass other
                                                    carriageway width                               riders.
3.4           Honeyborough Roundabout              Traffic approaching                            Riders to check behind to ensure
              (take 5th exit, returning back        from the rear as                                it’s safe to position for the
              to       Century         Cross        rider positions for                             roundabout and signal if
              roundabout)                           the roundabout                                  necessary
                                                   Traffic approaching                            Riders to take early observations
                                                    from the right on the       Medium              on approaching roundabout and to
                                                    roundabout                                      be prepared to give way to traffic.
                                                   Traffic on riders                              Riders to check their nearside
                                                    near side on leaving                            prior to moving across to exit the
                                                    roundabout                                      roundabout and to give a signal if
                                                                                                    necessary.




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4.2           Centre of carriageway for 1          Painted markings in                    Riders to be aware and avoid
              mile                                  the centre of the                       from deviating from their line.
                                                    carriageway reduce            Low      Effective observations should be
                                                    the         effective                   taken if attempting to pass other
                                                    carriageway width                       riders.
5.2           At the pedestrian refuge by          The        pedestrian                  Riders to check for traffic behind
              right turn for Rosemarket.            refuge in the centre                    them on approach and take a
                                                    of the carriageway        Medium        defensive position to prevent
                                                    causes a pinchpoint.                    vehicles from overtaking if
                                                                                            necessary.
5.4           Sentry Cross Roundabout              Traffic approaching                    Riders to check behind to ensure
              (4th exit and return to               from the rear as                        it’s safe to position for the
              Honeyborough Roundabout)              rider positions for                     roundabout and signal if
                                                    the roundabout                          necessary
                                                   Traffic approaching                    Riders to take early observations
                                                    from the right on the     Medium        on approaching roundabout and to
                                                    roundabout                              be prepared to give way to traffic.
                                                   Traffic on riders                      Riders to check their nearside
                                                    near side on leaving                    prior to moving across to exit the
                                                    roundabout                              roundabout and to give a signal if
                                                                                            necessary.
5.6           At the pedestrian refuge by          The        pedestrian                  Riders to check for traffic behind
              left turn for Rosemarket.             refuge in the centre                    them on approach and take a
                                                    of the carriageway        Medium        defensive position to prevent
                                                    causes a pinchpoint.                    vehicles from overtaking if
                                                                                            necessary.
5.6           Centre of carriageway for 1          Painted markings in                    Riders to be aware and avoid
              mile                                  the centre of the                       from deviating from their line.
                                                    carriageway reduce            Low      Effective observations should be
                                                    the          effective                  taken if attempting to pass other
                                                    carriageway width                       riders.
7.4           Honeyborough Roundabout              Traffic approaching                    Riders to check behind to ensure
              (take 5th exit, returning back        from the rear as                        it’s safe to position for the
              to       Century         Cross        rider positions for                     roundabout and signal if
              roundabout)                           the roundabout                          necessary
                                                   Traffic approaching                    Riders to take early observations
                                                    from the right on the     Medium        on approaching roundabout and to
                                                    roundabout                              be prepared to give way to traffic.
                                                   Traffic on riders                      Riders to check their nearside
                                                    near side on leaving                    prior to moving across to exit the
                                                    roundabout                              roundabout and to give a signal if
                                                                                            necessary.
8             Centre of carriageway for 1          Painted markings in                    Riders to be aware and avoid
              mile                                  the centre of the                       from deviating from their line.
                                                    carriageway reduce            Low      Effective observations should be
                                                    the         effective                   taken if attempting to pass other
                                                    carriageway width                       riders.
9             At the pedestrian refuge by          The        pedestrian                  Riders to check for traffic behind
              right turn for Rosemarket.            refuge in the centre                    them on approach and take a
                                                    of the carriageway        Medium        defensive position to prevent
                                                    causes a pinchpoint.                    vehicles from overtaking if
                                                                                            necessary.
9.2           Sentry Cross Roundabout              Traffic approaching                    Riders to take early observations
              (1st exit to Waterston)               from the right on the                   on approaching roundabout and to
                                                    roundabout                    Low       be prepared to give way to traffic.


10            Finish (at the give way sign,        Sudden deviations                      Riders should take care to
              100 m from the junction on            or change of speed                      maintain their line on crossing the
              B4325        Neyland       to        Cars crossing into                      finish and to be aware of cars
              Waterston)                            the      path      of                   approaching from behind prior to
                                                    approaching riders                      stopping or turning.
                                                                              Medium
                                                    in order to avoid                      Riders, on completion of the
                                                    people congregating                     course, should tqke care to ensure
                                                    by the timekeeper.                      they or their cycles do not
                                                                                            encroach on the carriageway close
                                                                                            to the timekeeper.




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                                         SIGN PLACEMENT

                 LOCATION                          TYPE                           NOTES
         100 Metres prior to the start   CAUTION CYCLE EVENT            MANDATORY
                                                                        1 sign required

         50 Metres after Honeyborough    CAUTION CYCLE EVENT            MANDATORY
         roundabout towards Sentry                                      1 sign required
         Cross Roundabout
         50 Metres after Sentry Cross    CAUTION CYCLE EVENT            MANDATORY
         roundabout towards                                             1 sign required
         Honeyborough Roundabout
         50 Metres prior to each entry   CAUTION CYCLE EVENT            DISCRETIONARY
         onto Honeyborough                                              5 signs required.
         Roundabout
         50 Metres prior to each entry   CAUTION CYCLE EVENT            DISCRETIONARY
         onto Sentry Cross Roundabout                                   4 signs required




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