Effective Kerb Heights for Blind and Partially Sighted People
Commissioned by The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (Guide Dogs), this research report looks at the effect of removing kerb heights in shared space. Kerbs are a key townscape feature that are used by visually impaired people to navigate their way around urban areas.
It concludes that kerb heights below 60mm are unlikely to be detected.
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The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
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