Policy for Speed Management

To contribute to the Corporate and Community Plan aims, in particular, better health and well-being, and improving environment and transport. This will be achieved through managing vehicle speeds, using appropriate measures to contribute to improved road safety and accident reduction in the County Borough.

In pursuit of this we will do the following:-

  • Speed ManagementEnsure appropriate speed limits on the Authority’s roads.
  • Investigate Member and public representations about vehicle speed.
  • Consult with Members, the public and other appropriate stakeholders on options for speed management measures at identified sites.
  • Initiate site specific investigations to determine the most appropriate method of managing speed.
  • Design site specific speed management measures which may include advisory speed limits, bar markings, speed humps, raised junctions, chicanes, pinch points etc.
  • Carry out speed management works in accordance with prioritised programmes.
  • Work within the South Wales Area Safety Camera Partnership.
  • Submit bids to the Speed Camera Partnership for the implementation of new sites and visit frequency, where national criteria are met.

The policy has cross cutting themes, and, complements and interlinks with the following Corporate Objectives and Policy Standards.

  • Environment and Transport
  • Crime and Disorder and Community Safety supporting the disadvantaged and improving the quality of life.
  • Better Health and Well-Being

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Last Updated: 03.11.2008 at 12:50

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