HC Deb 20 July 1960 vol 627 cc45-6W
63. Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider replacing white lines on roads with yellow ones, as in Sweden, in view.of their advantages at night.

Mr. Hay

A yellow line marking has been prescribed as an indication that loading and unloading are prohibited. In assessing visibility, it has been found costing over £100,000, which were started in the six months ended 30th June, 1960, with estimated completion date and total cost of each.

Mr. Marples

These schemes are:

that the texture of marking materials is more important than their colour. The cats-eye reflectors widely used on roads in this country are considered to give the best definition of lines at night.