The small market town in the North East of England that i come from has never had a particular problem with speeding around the roads of it's two main housing estates. The local council has however decided that one of the housing estates requires 37 speed bumps on the estates 3 miles of access roads. Normally this would not be a problem to me as i live on the other estate, unfortunartely my girlfreind lives right slap in the middle of the new speed bump zone meaning that i must cross at least 15 speed bumps to reach her house from mine!!!
I don't have a problem with the speed restriction but the incresed wear and tear on vehicle is a tradgedy. The only good thing is that I have not yet ordered a MCS yet i'm still pottering round in an 02 reg Corsa SXI. When i do actually get the new car (fingers crossed for later this year) I will be very
Speed bumps cause more pollution and noise as traffic speeds up and slows down, besides the damage to vehicles.
Personally in find them a totally rubbish idea.
Other speed reduction measures are out there so if any council employees are reading this - USE 'EM