What is a humped pelican crossing?
- sarch_ukLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
A Humped Pelican Crossing is a Pelican crossing which has speed humps either side of it to slow down vehicles on the road before they get to the crossing....
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- PaulLv 41 decade ago
A Humped Pelican Crossing is a Pelican Crossing (A Way for people to get accross the road that has traffic lights) that is situated on speed ramp.
- Basement BobLv 61 decade ago
humped pelican crossing
A variation of the Pelican crossing, a British road system feature for mediating pedestrian and vehicle interaction. The pelican crossing has one or more speed humps in the upstream direction of traffic flow, to force/encourage the drivers to slow down. There are usually road signs alerting drivers that they are approaching such a feature, and there may be signs notifying waiting pedestrians of the same. Presumably the signs for pedestrians are to let them know that vehicles may appear to be coming too quickly for comfort, but will most likely slow down on encountering the humps.
Also offers the advantage for the pedestrian (especially with pushchairs, wheelchairs etc.) of not needing to step up and down a kerb (or curb).
- ClovieLv 41 decade ago
here ya go, read this...and if you want to learn about England' other pedestrian crossings, you can scroll to the bottom of the linked page. It will show...