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speed bump

Public health A traffic-calming device consisting of a 7–10-cm (3–4-inch) elevation on a road, which is made from plastic, rubber, asphalt or metal and designed to reduce the speed of vehicles passing over them to under 40 km/hour (25 miles/hour).

Sexology
A popular term for perianal and genital condylomas which may slow or alter the flow of sexual movement.
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The mandate of the Speed Humps Committee is to review all types of speed humps, study their compliance with the specifications and take necessary steps -- whether to remove or reconstruct these speed humps," Engineer Abdul Aziz al Sada, Road Safety Advisor in the Ashghal, said while making a presentation.
Col Ahmed Al Sam Al Naqbi, Head of Traffic Engineering at the department, said the new speed humps will curb speeding and save lives and protect properties.
The ministry has built more than 12 flat speed humps at pedestrian crossings and pedestrian traffic signals, including Salmaniya Avenue, Budaiya Highway, Jerusalem Avenue, Palace Avenue, Doha Avenue, Exhibition Avenue and Hatim Al Taei Avenue.
Director Abdul Latif explained that the Ministry normally opts for speed humps to force drovers to reduce speed and therefore minimize accidents or reduce the severity of collision, especially in residential and commercial areas, where more children and old people are seen crossing the roads.
We have asked for speed humps before but never got any.
I approached the speed hump without slowing down as there was no marking on it and realised its presence too late.
Auditor Mohammad Samir, who lives in the China cluster of International City, said while some of the speed humps around the area are necessary for pedestrian crossings, others placed near the exits of the city are not justified.
I therefore wish to extend my grattitude to all stakeholders who implemented the idea of erecting these speed humps within a week.
The hearses would also have to negotiate chicanes and speed humps.
Any competent driver would try his or her best to avoid the pot holes as, indeed, they now iron out any speed humps they encounter.
Chattanooga City Councilman, Jack Benson, prefers the Radarsign to speed humps because of the problems associated with the humps.