PROS OF SPEED HUMPS
1.Reduces speed.
2.Diverts traffic to another streets, which is
positive if the traffic is diverted from a
local to a collector arterial street.
3.Speed and volume changes tend to
remain over time.
4.Residents usually report that they are
effective and generally support them.
5.Emergency vehicles usually have no
problem with them.
5.Have advantage of being largely self enforcing
and of creating a visual
impression, real or imagined, that a street
is not intended for speeding or “through”
traffic.
6.Potential to reduce accident rates.
7.Fewer citizen complaints.
8.Increased safety.
9.Potential noise reduction due to reduced
volumes.
10.Less public controversy than other
concepts.