Street lamp posts.

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Apr 2016
8:25pm, 18 Apr 2016
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mrbry1959
Hi does anyone know the distances street lighting is apart also are they further apart in different speed limits.
Apr 2016
8:26pm, 18 Apr 2016
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swittle
Might Google Earth help?
Apr 2016
8:26pm, 18 Apr 2016
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swittle
Oh, how rude of me!

Welcome to Fetch! :)
Apr 2016
8:33pm, 18 Apr 2016
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Ness
Welcome to Fetch. :)
Apr 2016
8:51pm, 18 Apr 2016
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mblnFERCr
Not more than 200 yards apart, judging by the quick google I just did ;)

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Apr 2016
9:32pm, 18 Apr 2016
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Fellrunning
I believe its 50m apart. In urban areas, where there are street lights, the limit is 30mph unless otherwise posted.
Apr 2016
10:37am, 19 Apr 2016
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mblnFERCr
I know on our street (residential 30 limit) they are more than 100 yards apart, but it's quite random. The next street over they are more like 50 yards. It gets quite dark :)
Apr 2016
10:59am, 19 Apr 2016
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Badger
The combination of mblnFERCr and Fellrunning's posts is that legally if they are spaced less than 200 yards apart, the speed limit is 30mph (so in motorway areas where there are lights, like around complicated junctions, you'll see 'national speed limit applies' signs attached to the posts). But you might find they are much closer together than that, especially on roads with a lot of bends.
Apr 2016
11:27am, 19 Apr 2016
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Wriggling Snake
it depends.

en.wikipedia.org

Basically, use the same set of lamp posts for you training and don't worry about it.
Apr 2016
4:03pm, 19 Apr 2016
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richmac
Welcome to Fetch

Odd topic to start with

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