The Stationery Office, 2009 - Business & Economics - 36 pages
This Note provides guidance that local authorities may choose to adopt, including: a description of the development of policy guidance on guardrailing; an assessment procedure for the evaluation of the need for the installation or removal of pedestrian guardrailing, particularly at pedestrian crossings and road junctions; encouragement for authorities to consider developing and using an audit trail, recording decisions and actions taken when considering pedestrian guardrailing schemes. It is suited to the assessment of the need for installing or removal of guardrailing on existing road networks.
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