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Getting the hump

Postby Paradise_Alley » Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:24 pm

What's with the recent ( I know, I've not been on for a while) installation of brick-looking road humps at junctions in Flitwick?
What purpose are they supposed to serve apart from pissing people off?
Must be a pain in the arse for the local cyclists too.
Have the council had a job lot?
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Re: Getting the hump

Postby SCRABBLER » Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:50 am

We have them in Ampthill too! Top of Church Street as you are going out to Maulden. Admittedly they aren't quite so prominent, but it is the same idea.
Maulden also have them near the School. Whilst perhaps it is necessary there, I am not sure why they have put them in Station Road, Flitwick
at a junction with a side road.
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Re: Getting the hump

Postby CraftsbyCarolyn » Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:58 pm

Have there been that many accidents around here that we wll need humps - they drive me nuts...think Sagitar made a post about the annoying noise of traffic over them too...

found it

viewtopic.php?f=35&t=8374&p=56624&hilit=hump#p56624

I wonder if constant driving over them can cause wear to your car...
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Re: Getting the hump

Postby log seller » Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:02 pm

I thought the one in flitwick next to the primary school was a cost cutting issue, ie replace the lollipop lady with a speed hump, but no, she is still there. So im stumped as to why put them there. Maybe the local garages that supply and fit exhausts have funded them :)
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Re: Getting the hump

Postby sarek7 » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:46 pm

Paradise_Alley wrote:What's with the recent ( I know, I've not been on for a while) installation of brick-looking road humps at junctions in Flitwick?
What purpose are they supposed to serve apart from pissing people off?
Must be a pain in the arse for the local cyclists too.
Have the council had a job lot?


It's the "pissing off people" aspect they were going for. It worked.
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Re: Getting the hump

Postby CraftsbyCarolyn » Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:49 pm

far too many humps
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