Residents in an Aberdeen community claim drivers are racing past their homes at more than double the speed limit.
Politicians and the police have been contacted by those living on the city’s Mugiemoss Road amidst serious safety fears.
A 20mph speed limit is in place at the western end of Mugiemoss Road, while the eastern end is governed by a 30mph limit.
But Gordon Ledringham, who lives on the road, said he has witnessed cars travelling far in excess of those limits – claiming they are hitting as much as 60mph.
Action could soon be taken, with a new link road being constructed nearby an consideration being given to a pedestrian crossing.
In the meantime, however, Mr Ledringham said: “There is a 20mph speed limit that no one is sticking to.
“There are heavy goods lorries and buses going up it and breaking the speed limit too.
“I can assure you that people coming down this road are going 60mph.
“There are no crossings and I really do fear that someone is going to get hurt.”
Mr Ledringham has been parking his car on the street in an effort to try and deter speeders but says the ploy has had little impact on motorists.
He claims speed patrols have also failed to slow some drivers and has contacted Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman and police to address his concerns.
In a letter dated April 12, the city council responded to his concerns and said a new link road was part of a redevelopment masterplan for the area – and would make the road “notably quieter” once completed.
Police also sent out a letter in response to Mrs Blackman getting in touch on behalf of her constituent.
It noted that local officers were to look into the matter further, having already been made aware of local residents’ concerns regarding “inappropriate speed”.
Mr Ledringham said his vehicle has been damaged by speeders but he hasn’t reported it to the police because he thought they would never catch the culprits and didn’t want to waste their time.
He added: “Something is going to happen. I’ve had four wing mirrors taken out and the actual body work of my car has been damaged. It’s crazy.”
An Aberdeen City Council spokesman said speed limits were enforced by the police.
They added: “Although timescales have not as yet been set, there are proposals to alleviate traffic on the 20mph section with the introduction of a link road which runs through the new development from A947.
“In the interim, it is proposed the developer install a temporary pedestrian crossing on this section to assist residents in crossing the road.”