A traffic calmed cycle lane
One of the most important factors in maintaining a cycle-friendly environment
is to control vehicle speeds.
Derbyshire County Council were so concerned about the excesive speeds reached
by cyclists riding uphill on this section of the B6057 near Chesterfield
that they introduced these novel cycle lane speed humps.
Initially, there was a concern that speeding cyclists might simply ride
on the road to avoid the humps. However, measurments following the implementation
show that the scheme has been effective in keeping the mean speed of cyclists