Road safety schemes – cars

The issue   

Although some road safety schemes have been introduced in Reading, there is a need to further improve the safety of vulnerable road users. 

Road hump.

The scheme   

Ways this scheme will affect car drivers include:  

  • Improved crossings 
  • Traffic calming 
  • Reduced speed limits, including 20mph zones 
  • Improved parking and loading design 
  • Resurfacing 
  • Signage 
  • Lighting and CCTV 

The outcome   

  • Better road user safety 
  • Fewer accidents 
  • Reduction in dangerous driver behaviour 
  • Better journey times 
  • Improved air quality
Last updated on 15/09/2023