3 edition of Assessment of the effect of the 55 mile per hour speed limit on Illinois traffic safety found in the catalog.
Published 1978 by Administrator in Illinois Dept. of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety
Cover title: Illinois traffic safety programs.
|Statement||Illinois Dept. of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety|
|Publishers||Illinois Dept. of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 59 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
nodata File Size: 3MB.
Lower legal speed limits and improved enforcement through the use of speed cameras could reduce travel speeds and fatalities immediately. Delaware — Fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles: 1. New Hampshire — Fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles: 1. — In addition, the disparity between posted speed limits and actual travel speeds likely explains the difference between states that raised their speed limits from 55 to 65 mph and those that raised their speed limits from 65 to 70 mph or higher.
The national mile-per-hour speed limit law was enacted as a conservation measure after the Arab oil embargo. There were a total of 36,560 deaths as a result of motor vehicle crashes in the U.
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Topics include land use transportation planning, mobility, and safetysafety education and legislation, accident analysis, road safety research, human tolerance to injury, vehicle design, safety in construction zones, safety in urban areas, traffic calming, public transportation, safety laws and policies, and pre-hospital care of the injured.
The group also recommended tougher motorcycle and helmet laws, among other changes. 28 per million miles traveled in 1972 to 2. DISCUSSION Ours was the first evaluation of the sustained impact of raised speed limits across the United States following the repeal of the National Maximum Speed Law in 1995. Illinois's absolute speed limits include:• When I delivered my energy message last April, I hoped that the national 55-mile per-hour speed limit--already in force--would help reduce gasoline consumption, which is essential if we are to extend the world's finite supply of oil.
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Disobeying speed limit signs will always result in costly fines and an increased risk of accidents.
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On November 28, 1995, Congress passed the National Highway Designation Act, which officially removed all federal speed limit controls.