Solothurnstrasse, Grenchen, Switzerland.
Within Shamley Green, at the centre of the village, is an essential piece of traffic calming for the local community.
For a courtesy crossing to be effective, drivers need to: know that they may need to stop; see and understand where they should stop and (importantly) be travelling at a speed that allows them to stop. This means that they need to be travelling at or below about 20mph. These […]
As their name implies courtesy crossings are places where, as a courtesy, drivers stop to allow pedestrians to cross the road. There is no legal requirement for drivers to do […]
They are suitable for any street, road or lane where traffic speed is already, or could be, at or below 20mph. This includes city, town, suburban or village centres where […]
There are many places where people wish to safely and conveniently cross a road but where statutory crossings such as zebras and traffic lights are not appropriate. Courtesy crossings can […]
With the co-operation of the local highway authority, they could be initiated and possibly even be installed and maintained, by people in the local community.There are some basic facts about […]