speed bump

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a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway

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THE days of the concrete sleeping policeman could be numbered.
Stevie, Motherwell IN RESPONSE to sleeping policeman - my daughter is a nurse who does 12-hour shifts and would love to have a sleep but often doesn't get a break.
The sleeping policeman alongside the children's hospital in UHW is, in my view, the worst.
THIS sleeping policeman could face a wake-up call from his bosses after apparently being caught napping on the job.
This particular bump - or sleeping policeman, as they used to be known - in Loughor, Swansea, has been voted as one of the most hated in the whole of Britain.
As for the defensive side of his game, Gesinde said increased size and greater experience will help ( he might be a speed hump but he is by no means a sleeping policeman.
With its 17 rate rises, the Fed does not appear to be a sleeping policeman.
The best was Hayfever but duet The Sleeping Policeman was dogged by sound problems.