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Roading Questions

Q. Who do I phone with regards to street lights not working?

  • Council +6 857 8060

Q. We need judder bars in our street. Someone is going to be injured if the Council does not slow the vehicle speed?

  • Traffic surveys show that excessive speed (in the top 85%) of vehicles is typical in most streets. If judder bars were installed in CHB streets then vehicle movements would be restricted to the point of being unacceptable.

Q. Can a pedestrian crossing be installed in our street?

  • Pedestrian crossings are required to meet a warrant based on the number of pedestrians and vehicles amongst other things. Crossings that do not meet the warrant have proven to be less safe than no crossing at all.

Q. What can Council do about the speed of vehicles?

  • Council is not the law enforcement agency. Council can only address the problem by installing signage and advance warnings.  If you see someone speeding you can call the police who are authorised to deal with speeding infractions.

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