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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Meanwhile, the TEID would evaluate and recommend to the City Mayor's Office the approval or disapproval of applications and provide basic standards, specifications and guidelines as to the construction, methodology, and design of speed humps, bumps or protuberance.
Why so annoyed at speed humps? Well I believe they represent precious little value for the King's Ransom we all pay in fuel duty, they are a lazy way out for highways departments.
The 3D renders show that the camera hump at the back will be retained,
This is one of the myths people have that the camels store in their hump the water that they drink.
This is despite the fact speed humps are not technically classed as a 'road defect' - making it difficult for drivers to make a claim.
The research also found: |One in six (17%) UK drivers are confused about why councils use speed humps over other traffic calming measures.
However, those who have set up the humps claimed they took the action after the Supreme Council of Traffic dismissed their fears of their children or family members getting hit by speeding cars.
In order to fight against speeding, the government and people opted for the construction of speed humps. As a result, the speed humps spread along most Egyptian roads, and they have become a source of disturbance to all road users.
* The 409 Hump, which makes reference to its depth.
Speed humps were introduced in 1983, under The Highways (Road Humps) Regulations.
The committee is currently working to identify and inspect all unauthorised humps constructed haphazardly along different roads in the country.