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Heads in the Sand on Rubbernecking at the Henge

Rolling past the stones, truth, thrift and good sense fall by the wayside

Andrew Nicolson MSc
05 February 2021

(Please note, this is the full length version of Andrew's article. An abridged version, which appears in the print version of Local Transport Today, is also available on this site here

For highway and traffic engineers Stonehenge is globally unique among monuments. It is ancient, iconic, short in stature, in a rural area and close to a major road of moderate capacity. No wonder then, that it induces rubbernecking, the distraction of drivers who then slow down.

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