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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07100: Liam Kerr (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 9 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what policies are in place to ensure that lay-bys on dual carriageways are not situated on right-hand bends or on the approach to a junction.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 28 February 2017

The design of new lay-bys on the Trunk Road Network are required to adhere to the standards within the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) which states that lay-bys should not be sited on the outside of a right hand curve with a radius less than the appropriate values provided.