Traffic management and calming

Dropped kerbs/driveways

Many people are considering converting their garden ground into a driveway because of the increasing pressure on parking in much of the Scottish Borders. 

This does mean there are less vehicles parking on public roads, but there are other factors to consider before constructing a driveway:

  • impacts on pedestrian safety
  • overall traffic flow
  • surface water run off

Driveway construction

Find out more about constructing a driveway.

Dropping a kerb to cross the road

We’ll consider dropping a kerb to help people cross the road if it benefits the community. You can enquire about dropping a kerb in a certain location by completing our online form.