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By Kellee Jordan
Telegram Reporter 

Residents are not fond of City of Detroit Speed Hump Program

 

November 25, 2021

Prevost street with Speed Hump and large pothole

Speeding is a primary factor in accidents. To counter that problem there are traffic calming tools; speed limits, round abouts, signs, speed humps and speed bumps are among strategies to calm traffic. "It's uncomfortable for drivers and can also cause damages to your car," says Detroit resident Meach. He is talking about the speed humps that are on every street like liquor stores in the city of Detroit.

Detroit plans to close out the year with 5,200 speed humps completed. Plenty of research will reveal that yes, speed humps can cause damage to vehicles, it all depends on the approach. Sp...



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