Apart from the two choke points on Couching Street, that artery would normally have two well-defined lanes that allow trucks to pass each other. The buses usually use the one-way alternate of High Street and Gormwell Street instead of running two ways on Couching. And if these trucks are really going between Oxford and Reading, they wouldn’t go that way anyhow.
The M40 motorway is three miles away from the center of town. The old London Road (A40) runs parallel and also gets jammed up with the M40’s overflow Just what is Irons’ solution? He’s not proposing to pay out of pocket for a bypass around Watlington’s center.