Highway Risk and Liability Guide
Reassure yourself - good, evidence based design reduces risks.
A guide to Annex C to Well Maintained Highways.
Reclaiming our Rural Roads
View the presentations from the IHE July 2010 conference held in conjunction with Northumberland CC, Northumberland National Park Authority, Northumberland Coast AONB and North Pennines AONB, with speakers from Luck Associates, Hamilton-Baille Associates, Entran Ltd, Friends of the Lake District, WSP Group, Campaign to Protect Rural England and Colin Buchanan.
Soluhill MBC is exploring the idea of a rural zonal speed limit pilot scheme in part of the borough. The council says it woud be remove the need for speed limit repeater signs.
Rural Roads at Risk
A research report with a significant section on signing in the Lake District.
Rural Roads Initiatives and Resources
From Cumbria (FLD).
Rural non trunk Roads (October 2009)
TRL report with potential policy options.
Including Landscape in Road Design (CA217)
A discussion note based on three casestudies of mitigation.
Trees and hedges are being planted on rural roads in Norfolk as a traffic calming measure. On the approach roads to. Mundesley, Overstrand and Horstead - an "avenue effect" has been created to limit drivers' peripheral vision causing them to slow down.
Part of DMRB Volume II.
Transport Scotland guidance on reducing the visual impact of signs etc.
Reclaiming our Rural Highways
DfT on sign Clutter (August 2010)
Rural Travel Exchange
Read some ideas from Dorset's Community Travel Exchange on a one-step-hub for local communities with thoughts from Stephen Henry.
- View the IDEA web pages.
- £10M for rural authorities to kickstart Community Transport (March 2011)
- 'Engage with Community Transport' - DfT best practice guide.
Parking: Minimising signs and lines
Implementing restricted zones in