12 October 2023

Rubber road bumps, humps in the middle of the road to reduce speed

On its 40th anniversary, do speed bumps still serve their purpose?

The speed bump turns 40 this year, so we ask the question: are traffic-slowing measures still fit for purpose? The speed bump originally originated in early 1900s America but didn’t arrive on British roads as a traffic calming measure until 1983. There are believed to be over 42,000 of them across the UK’s road network

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