Consultation outcome

Consultation on revision of Department for Transport's speed limit circular

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

We gathered responses to this consultation between 13 July and 5 October 2012. We considered all the comments received and issued revised guidance, Department for Transport circular 01/2013, ‘Setting local speed limits’, on 18 January 2013.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from 13 July 2012 12:00am to
5 October 2012 11:45pm

Summary

Seeking views on the reissue of guidance setting local speed limits to expand the section on 20 miles per hour zones and limits.

Documents

Consultation on revision of DfT's speed limit circular

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Setting local speed limits

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on the revision and reissue of guidance on setting local speed limits. Revisions take into account recent changes to the signing regime, expand the section on 20 miles per hour zones and limits, introduce the speed limit appraisal tool and make some other changes.