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Fruity
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:25:42 AM

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Does this sign mean "The max speed is 20 km/h here. Don't drive any faster!"?
Can "Twenty's Plenty" signs be seen only in Scotland?
HFJJ
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:11:00 AM

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Limitations are circled in red. Green, usually blue, indicate a recommendation.
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:50:59 AM

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It would so an advisory sign, recommending a 20 miles per hour speed limit for this road, as the UK posts its speed limits in mph.
There are other places in the UK that post green 20 mph signs, but I have not seen the slogan 'Twenty's Plenty' before it would been something the local Council have decided to use.
Alexis Lee
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 7:27:42 AM

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I haven't been Scotland before. I want to make a wild guess.Believe that no one will use traffic posts to trick people. Then it will be some legal road sign. The logic is Scottish has got strange names like this one. Would it be name of a place, a special place?
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:20:00 AM

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Alexis Lee wrote:
I haven't been Scotland before. I want to make a wild guess.Believe that no one will use traffic posts to trick people. Then it will be some legal road sign. The logic is Scottish has got strange names like this one. Would it be name of a place, a special place?


No it is not used to trick drivers nor is it a Scottish place name, just remind them that 20mph is fast enough in the area that the sign is posted.

Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:06:58 PM

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It's not only Scotland, but it is very popular here - it is mainly little streets (often dead-end cul-de-sacs) where children play. As the others have said, it's usually a 'suggestion', but in some places it is a real speed-limit.

I found that it is also a 'catch-phrase' in Wales and parts of the USA.
This is an American sign.


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According to the web-site (the Hoboken town council), a child hit by a car at 25 mph has 45% chance of being killed. A child hit by a car at 20 mph has a 5% chance of being killed (and at 20 mph the driver has more chance of stopping, and not hitting the child at all).
Fruity
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:25:22 PM

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Thanks a lot for the comments, all.



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