Residents have labelled a 20mph speed limit on a Dundee road a waste of time that drivers ignore.
Dundee City Council imposed a 20mph speed limit on Johnston Avenue and around the Glens a year ago after pleas by residents to slow traffic on the road.
Members of the council are set to make the speed limit permanent on Monday after a review of the volume and speed of traffic in the area.
People living on the street criticised the speed limit and said it has not slowed speeding drivers.
Resident Rob Anderson said: “People come whizzing past.
“It might work if there were speed bumps in place or a chicane to slow people down on the road.
“If I reverse out of my drive onto the road it can be like a race track. Some do follow the speed limit but lots of others don’t.”
Another resident who did not want to be named said: “It’s been a waste of time and paint. People are just ignoring it.
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“People don’t seem to be bothered to stick to the limit. It has been a waste of time and money.”
The speed limit is enforced only by the means of signs and the measures cost in the region of £16,000.
During the trial period of the speed limit there have been no accidents in the Glens or on Johnston Avenue.
While vehicle volumes on Johnston Avenue during the 12 months the speed limit has been in place have fallen by around 4%.
Papers prepared for the council’s city development committee on Monday state that many people are still driving faster than 20mph on Johnston Avenue.
If the 20mph speed limit is made permanent the council will continue to monitor speed plus the volume of traffic and accidents.
A council spokesman said: “The council will continue to monitor Johnston Avenue speeds and road accidents.
“Any new 20mph limits should not require additional measures or rely upon extensive police enforcement as the new limits should essentially be self-enforcing due to the existing road geometry.
“Since the new limit vehicle speeds have reduced but are still above 20mph with averages around 25-26mph.”
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Road safety continues to remain a priority for Tayside division and officers regularly conduct patrols in Dundee and carry out operations to target those who commit road traffic offences.
“Officers will continue to take action to improve road safety and ask that anyone who has concerns about other road users report it to us.”