LIGHTING FOR TRAFFIC CALMING SCHEMES

This report examines the various forms of traffic calming used by the highway engineer and gives guidance and recommendations on how these features should be illuminated. Recent UK regulations have not precluded placing a road hump midway between two lighting columns where it may be in shadow. If the lighting is correct and uniform, then the humps should be visible, but there is no requirement for uniformity of lighting on residential roads. Forms of traffic calming other than humps are not covered by regulations. Information is given on British Standards for road lighting, traffic calming features, the choice of light source, horizontal deflection calming measures, virtual or other calming features such as gateways, safety audits, visibility, contrast, and colour.

  • Corporate Authors:

    INSTITUTION OF LIGHTING ENGINEERS

    LENNOX HOUSE, 9 LAWFORD RD
    Rugby, Warwickshire,   United Kingdom 
  • Publication Date: 2002

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 20 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00962636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Sep 3 2003 12:00AM