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Guidance on the use of tactile paving surfaces (Withdrawn)

Publication Year

1998

Document Status

Amber 
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Abstract

Tactile paving surfaces can be used to convey important information to visually impaired pedestrians about their environment, for example, hazard warning, directional guidance, or the presence of an amenity. Guidance is given on the use of a number of different types of tactile surfaces to give warning of potential hazards and for amenity purposes to give guidance and information.

Document History

Superseded by Guidance on the use of tactile paving surfaces. 2nd edition (DfT, 2002). Supersedes - Use of dropped kerbs and tactile surfaces at pedestrian crossing points (TR 0141), and Disability Unit Circular DU 1/91.

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Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

Formed from the merger of the Department of Transport (DOT) and the Department of the Environment (DOE). Split into the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR) and the Department of the Environment, Food and Regional Affairs (DEFRA). The DTLR was disbanded in 2002.

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