Traffic Calming

Lights by Carolyne - flocktonbypass.co.ukThe main traffic calming systems, currently in place, are the traffic lights by Doctor Lane and the controversial chicane arrangement between the Sun pub and the farm.

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Unfortunately, this arrangement sometimes causes more problems than it prevents, particularly when some drivers get impatient and start taking risks, like this lorry racing to beat the lights.

Lorry and Lights- flocktonbypass.co.uk

Lorry and Lights- flocktonbypass.co.uk

Some people have called for 20 MPH speed limits to be implemented through the village. However, there are regulations that make this difficult to implement – particularly on an ‘A’ road.¬†Use of 20mph zones and speed limits. (pdf)