Laybys plea to ease A96 delays to traffic
A call is to be made for more laybys on the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness trunk road, and other main routes, to allow slow moving traffic to pull in and let faster traffic pass.
Highland and Islands MSP David Stewart is to write to Transport Minister Keith Brown on the issue after a visit yesterday to Mid Coul Farms at Dalcross, near Inverness, where he saw for himself the problems tractor drivers face when travelling on the trunk road network.
Mr Stewart said he was appalled to hear of the abuse they suffer from other motorists who get annoyed at being stuck behind slow-moving agricultural machinery, especially now when the tattie harvest is at its peak.
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