Dear Highways England Company Limited,
In the area i live there has been some new signage so that a new 20mph zone can be implemented.
Could you please enlighten me as to the requirements and guidelines for the positioning of new signage with respect to 30mph / 20mph boundaries. A couple of key points being:
- Is it a requirement to use matching (one sign on each side of the road) or would a single sign on only one side of the road be acceptable?
- If a single sign is acceptabl, what are the limitations on its placement?
- Can a single sign be positioned midway across a T junction? If so, what is the speedlimit of the side road?
- How often do repeater signs must be placed within a 20mph zone?
- Do all the branch roads of a 20mph defined road also require repeater signs?
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