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What is the difference between traffic_calming=choker and traffic_calming=chicane?

asked 09 Jun '13, 06:20

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edited 09 Jun '13, 14:19

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Hi, isnt the picture in the wiki clear ? A chicane needs more space or room, but has more effect on a driver since the vehicle needs to go left and right, at a choker you’ll be able to keep your speed at an undesirable high level if theres no opposing traffic.

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answered 09 Jun '13, 06:44

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edited 09 Jun '13, 14:18

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The chicane as two narrowing sections staggered and on alternate sides, that require a zig-zag to drive through. The choker as narrowing from both sides at same point. both intended to reduce traffic speed.

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answered 10 Jun '13, 16:28

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