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Traffic-Calming Measures

Volume 163: debated on Monday 4 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what action he intends to take on the introduction of traffic-calming measures.

We have done much to develop approaches to traffic calming in recent years. We encourage local highway authorities to consider the opportunities for traffic calming measures in their general planning of highways investment. We are looking into the possibility of earmarking funds for the implementation of local road safety schemes, some of which can include traffic calming.