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Traffic management and road safety

Find out how we manage roads and promote road safety using education campaigns, speed limits and signs.
Road safety
The Suffolk Roadsafe partnership aims to reduce casualties in Suffolk and increase road safety awareness and about driver diversionary courses.
Traffic signs
Types of traffic signs provided by Suffolk County Council and district or borough councils and how to report a problem with a traffic sign in Suffolk.
Apply for directional signing for a tourist destination in Suffolk
How to apply for directional signing to a tourist destination, including the initial costs, the criteria you need to fulfil and an outline of the application.
Keep clear and yellow box markings
Road markings help prevent obstruction by waiting or parked vehicles.
Mirrors on the road
Why we will not approve the erection of mirrors on roads we maintain.
Report an incident with a heavy goods vehicle
Report online a problem or incident with lorries and their drivers including if they've used unsuitable or narrow roads, routes or villages in Suffolk.
Road Traffic Collision Data and Developer Reports
How to obtain road traffic collision data, including road collision reports for developers.
Speed limits
All our current speed limits meet the guidelines set by the Department of Transport. However, you can request a speed limit change through your councillor.
Speeding in Suffolk
Find out how Suffolk County Council is working with communities to reduce speed.
Traffic management and traffic calming
Information on how traffic in Suffolk is managed to optimise traffic flow, including our traffic calming measures.
Traffic surveys
Find out how to obtain traffic survey data from us and guidance on completing your own traffic survey.
Waiting and loading restrictions
Waiting and loading restrictions restrict when vehicles can wait, load and unload, limit the length of stay or prevent waiting altogether.
Traffic Regulation Orders
Find out what a Traffic Regulation Order is and how to access maps for Suffolk.