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Why did the 8-car pile up happen?


 Just watch these videos and judge for yourself:

Watch this one from 4m50s...

And the next one too...

 What these show is a clear lack of understanding by the guardrail workers on the speeds involved, or how a car works. By placing the warnings in these positions they are asking cars to both turn and brake from over 120mph over a crest down to just 30mph. No wonder they crashed.

Why no safety marshalls accompanying the repair crew? Why no flag marshalls? When TF was only 500 people, I understand that flag marshalls cost too much. But when 1000s of cars trying to drive, flag marshalls will save lives.

Unfortunately for TF fans, I suspect the answer might be a speed limit rather than a safety worker...

Just in case you thought this was an isolated incident of poorly placed roadworks signs with no warnings:


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