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Roads: traffic calming

Published Wednesday, October 13, 2010

This note gives information as to the legislative authority for traffic calming measures; the relevant guidance to local authorities on its installation and explains about different types of calming such as road humps, chicanes and so-called 'naked streets'.

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This note gives information as to the legislative authority for traffic calming measures; the relevant guidance to local authorities on its installation and explains about different types of calming such as road humps, chicanes and so-called 'naked streets'.

Commons Briefing papers SN03437

Author: Louise Butcher

Topic: Roads

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