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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:13 pm 
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What does the single white line on the left denote? the speed hump is used by a lollipop warden who moved me along from off the white line

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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
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i only had my rear wheels on it

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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:39 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
What does the single white line on the left denote? the speed hump is used by a lollipop warden who moved me along from off the white line

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The only thing that springs to mind,white line denotes the edge of carriageway.


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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:25 pm 
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An entrance/Exit lane possibly ...the sign shows a Cycle way

That said a Solid White Line: requires you to stay within the lane and also marks the shoulder of the roadway, Nothing to say it;s illegal to stop on or park at, the Zig Zags stop before it, my guessing is that it was no more than a case of "Jobsworth" Syndrome


Ahh but hang on...I see all the hall marks of a bit of Airbrushing or photoshop cloning on that speed hump...did you remove a wee bit of a speed circle and some lettering just to the left lower side of that speed hump?


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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:42 pm 
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Possibly tapered edge line markings (although they dont comply to the regs)?

"Where a road hump has tapered ends which terminate within 300 mm of the kerb, edge line markings to diagram 1012.1 (see paras 4.31 to 4.38) or yellow lines to diagram 1017 or 1018.1 must be used, deflected over the hump to guide vehicles away from the taper (direction 18(1)). These should normally extend at least 6 m beyond the hump."

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:UK_Traffic_Signs_Manual_-_Chapter_5_Road_Markings._2003_(Sixth_Impression_2009).pdf/128


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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
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Location: Stamford Britains prettiest town till SKDC ruined it
the single white line marks a driveway or bridleway that should not be blocked i.e. no parking we have a few houses locally where disabled blue badge holders live and they get white lines painted across their drive(by the council|) to guarantee access

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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
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It's to stop you driving where the speed hump is lower to reduce the severity of the hump.


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 Post subject: Re: line of road...
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Midlife martyr wrote:
It's to stop you driving where the speed hump is lower to reduce the severity of the hump.



That speed bump does not have tapered sides,it is a full width bump from kerb to kerb. The bridle path/cyclepath goes across the highway consequently you cannot put tapered sides on the hump.


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heathcote wrote:
That speed bump does not have tapered sides,it is a full width bump from kerb to kerb. The bridle path/cyclepath goes across the highway consequently you cannot put tapered sides on the hump.
Didn't spot the cycle path. I'd guess it's a stop line for cyclists to warn them there's a road and they should stop rather than the usual just fly off the pavement into the road without without looking. Not that they'll pay any attention to it !


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