The following emails were received
in October 2005 in support of the main Road Hump webpage on SeeRed. They are reproduced
without identifying the source - a research academic in the UK.
Road Hump design
I am possibly one of your more unlikely people to be writing to congratulate you on the
I have been trying to get one of the local hospitals to install speed limiting devices
(including proper humps of various sorts) and have found your diatribe page very useful in
demonstrating to them how not to do things. I have included the link in with the various
papers on how to design proper speed controls. Many thanks for making my job easier - and
hopefully their speed controls more effective and less inconvenient to those that are not
X X, Head of Safety, University Safety Office, University of XXXXXXX
the moment Transport Safety is one of the five top concerns that are being pushed by the
Health and Safety Executive (HSE - see www.hse.gov.uk) because of the large proportion of
fatal and serious accidents resulting from on-site transport issues in certain sectors of
the economy. You may also find some reasonably well informed HSE Inspectors also providing
advice on these issues for closed sites (not the public highway though).
All the best and thanks again.
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