sleeping policeman


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sleeping policeman

a bump built across roads, esp in housing estates, to deter motorists from speeding
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Nigel was also in a hurry to get home from work - in Blackpool - when he drove too fast over sleeping policeman bumps.
Having lost first wife Trish after the Woolpack chimney fell on her five years ago, finding out his second wife has fallen under a sleeping policeman makes this yet another doomed New Year.
She agreed at that time that the traffic using Mynachdy Road and Llantarnam Road as a cut-through to Western Avenue was a danger and that we needed a sleeping policeman, also the potholes should be dealt with as soon as possible.
The sleeping policeman never stirred as the lifeboat roared up, lights on and foghorn blaring, it was claimed.
The tower is a good sleeping policeman and slows traffic right down.
Village leaders on the other side of Warrington, in Croft, have banned any sleeping policeman on their streets.