(1) Considering the response to LA Q3792, what were the safety concerns after the opening of the M8 Motorway that prompted the speed reduction on the M5 Motorway after the Belmore Road entry ramp (heading east)?
(2) Did the safety concerns relate to traffic queuing to exit the M5 Motorway at the King Georges Road exit?
I am advised:
(1) The safety concern was the risk of rear-end collisions occurring due to queuing eastbound motorists at the motorway off-ramp turning onto King Georges Road.
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