Dorset Council claims 'wonky' road lines were painted on purpose

Leon Poultney
BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833)Pic: CorinMesser/BNPS***Please use full byline***At first glance it would appear the worker who painted these wonky white lines might have had one too many in the pub.Rather than the normal straight white lines running down the centre of the road, drivers are facing weird winding markings that wiggle down the carriageway.They have been baffling motorists since they appeared on a street in Wimborne, Dorset.But road chiefs insist they are deliberate, forming part of a bizarre calming measure aimed at slowing down traffic in a notorious rat run by forcing drivers to follow a curving course.
BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833)Pic: CorinMesser/BNPS***Please use full byline***At first glance it would appear the worker who painted these wonky white lines might have had one too many in the pub.Rather than the normal straight white lines running down the centre of the road, drivers are facing weird winding markings that wiggle down the carriageway.They have been baffling motorists since they appeared on a street in Wimborne, Dorset.But road chiefs insist they are deliberate, forming part of a bizarre calming measure aimed at slowing down traffic in a notorious rat run by forcing drivers to follow a curving course.

Motorists have been left scratching their heads over a set of 'wonky' centre lines that have been painted on a busy road in Wimborne, Dorset.