Traffic management and road safety

We manage roads and promote road safety using education campaigns, speed limits and signs.

 

 

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Road safety

The Suffolk Roadsafe partnership aims to reduce casualties in Suffolk and increase road safety awareness through education, enforcement and engineering.

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.

Keep clear, H and yellow box markings

We provide road markings to help prevent obstruction by waiting or parked vehicles.

Waiting and loading restrictions

Waiting and loading restrictions can be introduced to restrict when vehicles can wait, load and unload, limit the length of stay or prevent waiting altogether.

Apply for new traffic calming measures

You can request traffic calming from Suffolk County Council quickly and easily online. Find out how using our Highways Reporting Tool.

Speeding in Suffolk

Find out how Suffolk County Council is working with communities to reduce speed

Apply for a tourist sign

How to apply for a brown tourist sign in Suffolk and check what the application fee is; and how much it costs to get a tourist sign created and erected.

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.

Road Traffic Collision Data

How to obtain road traffic collision data.

Report an incident with a heavy goods vehicle

Report online an problem or incident with lorries and their drivers including if they've used unsuitable or narrow roads, routes or villages in Suffolk.

Traffic surveys

How to obtain traffic survey data from us, and guidance on completing your own traffic survey.

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