How to consult emergency services on traffic calming schemes (TAL 1/07)

How highways authorities should consult the emergency services on proposals to introduce and implement traffic calming measures.


Emergency services traffic calming schemes: a code of practice (TAL 1/07)

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Code of practice for consulting emergency services on proposals to:

  • introduce
  • implement

traffic calming measures.

This guidance supersedes information from Traffic Advisory Leaflet (TAL) 3/94.

Published 1 February 2007