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Road Traffic Humps

Volume 592: debated on Thursday 30 July 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they are satisfied that exceptionally severe road traffic humps, such as those found in Warrington Crescent, London W9, present no danger to ambulance patients, motorcyclists or car occupants with spinal conditions. [HL3071]

The height and shape of road traffic humps on public roads is prescribed by law. The humps referred to by the noble Lord were installed in February 1994 by Westminster City Council. They are of a design which is no longer recommended. I will convey the noble Lord's concern to the city council.