Tag Archives: Speed humps

You Say Speed Bump I Say Speed Hump

In 1906, a small town in New Jersey officially and successfully installed the first recorded speed bump. The town of Chatham used the ‘speed reducers’ to alert cars to pedestrians using crosswalks. On the day they were tested, hundreds of … Continue reading

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Speed Humps: You Either Like Them or You Don’t

Contrary to popular belief, speed humps don’t just appear on neighborhood streets and there is no magical speed hump stork that delivers them in the middle of the night.  So when, why, and how do speed humps get installed?  Speed humps … Continue reading

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