31 Blog Posts From the Traffic Calming Tag


Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –OR Repeals Court rejects DUI wheelchair– –OH Supreme Court hears speed cam case– –UK traffic calming kills– Friday, January 13, 2017 Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ferrari Confiscation The Second Circuit US Court of Appeals upheld the government’s confiscation of James B. Ferrari’s Ferrari in a ruling last week. Officials in […]

Driving News Roundup: January 13, 2017

Driving News Roundup: January 13, 2017

In the Driving News Round Up this week: -Florida says crashes at intersections are up with RLC- -New Orleans begins new Automatic Traffic Enforcement- -CA Bill increases GDL to 21 years of age- -NYC Liable for not enough traffic calming- NMA’s Driving News Story of the Week A Street paved with gold–$26.5 million in red-light […]

Bump and grind

A new speed table appeared a block from the new nuisance stop signs I wrote about. Predictably, there are new gouges in the pavement where cars and trucks bottom out. Put me on the jury and I’d hold the town liable for every scraped vehicle. I won’t get that chance. It costs more to try […]

Driving News Roundup: October 21, 2016

Driving News Roundup: October 21, 2016

This week’s Driving News Round-up Includes: -NM has Driver’s License Problems -Vision Zero failing in Staten Island -New Orleans doubles automatic cams -Redflex Chief sentenced Maryland: Montgomery County’s Speed Camera Profits Fall By $1.6 Million Speed cameras remain lucrative for Montgomery County, but the cost of operating the devices rose in the previous fiscal year. In […]