Council chiefs in Dundee have put the brakes on plans to introduce a 20mph speed limit in residential areas.
Liberal Democrat member Fraser Macpherson had lodged a motion calling for the limit in a bid to improve road safety.
However, city planning chief Mike Galloway has largely dismissed the plans, branding them unenforceable by police and ineffective in reducing overall car speeds.Would you back a standard 20mph limit in residential areas? Comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.orgAnd he said that the limits would only work where speed bumps could be built an expense that could cost taxpayers millions.
Councillor Macpherson has vowed to fight for a consultation with the public on where 20mph limits would be appropriate.
For more on this story, see Wednesday’s Dundee edition of The Courier.