PEOPLE are using parts of Melrose Bypass as a “race track at night”, says a member of the town’s community council.
Robin Chisholm was speaking at a meeting on Wednesday, April 21.
Mr Chisholm said: “A lot of traffic are using it [Melrose Bypass] as a race track at night.
“It seems to be in spring it gets worse, in my estimation.”
Valerie Miller, who was chairing the meeting, said it could be down to the coronavirus lockdown.
“I wonder if it’s a product of pent-up energy,” she said.
“Everyone is a bit fed up and wanting to break out, get together and make a noise.”
However, Andrew Panter said it is a longstanding issue.
“I’ve been here 17 years and it’s been happening for 17 years,” he said.