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Two of Scotland’s five most dangerous roads are in Argyll

dmcphee@obantimes.co.uk

THE FIVE most dangerous trunk roads in Scotland include the A85 and A82.

Figures obtained by the Scottish Liberal Democrats revealed that the most dangerous trunk roads are the A90, the A9, the A96, A82 and the A85.

The A85, which runs from Oban to Perth, has been the subject of a petition that has received more than 1,700 signatures.

Dunbeg Community Council set up the petition after a series of accidents on the road between Oban and Dunbeg.

Sean MacIntyre, chairman of Dunbeg Community Council, said: ‘In my opinion Argyll and Bute has some of the worst road surfaces in the country, so I don’t find it astonishing we’ve had the amount of accidents we have had on that small section of road.

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