SP0583 : Traffic calming on Oakfield Road

taken 8 years ago, near to Edgbaston, Birmingham, Great Britain

Traffic calming on Oakfield Road
Traffic calming on Oakfield Road
The Selly Park area is a 20 mph speed limit zone. This is signed at the entrances and reinforced with road markings and traffic calming measures.

Here, a speed cushion is being crossed by a small car. The road had recently been resurfaced and small asphalt cushions reinstated. The very low height of the cushions only has a limited effect on vehicle speed, particularly for larger vehicles or those with wider axle widths.

Note that the car seen here may not have been exceeding the limit - the blurring is for effect.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham  Selly Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0564 8321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.8095N 1:55.1067W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 05646 83217
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Speed Cushion  Traffic Calming  Oakfield Road  20 Zone 

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