ROAD HUMPS FOR THE CONTROL OF VEHICULAR SPEEDS AND TRAFFIC FLOW

This is a discussion of the purpose and development of road humps, the effectiveness of road humps relevant to safety issues, signing and marking requirements, the benefits and problems of road humps, and other considerations. An assessmesnt is made by city engineers, planners, and local highway administrators of the feasibility of establishing regulations and legislation on the road hump as a traffic control device. The article concludes that humps are a viable means of controlling speeds of passenger vehicles on residential streets. The evidence indicates that judicious placement of these devices can enhance safety and improve traffic distribution.

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  • Accession Number: 00495819
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 841
  • Files: HSL, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1990 12:00AM