- Speed contributes to at least 30% of road traffic crashes and deaths.
- For every 1km/hr increase in speed there is a 3% increase in the incidence of injury crashes and a 5% increase in the risk of a fatal crash.
- Pedestrians are eight times more likely to be killed by cars traveling at 50km/h than 30km/h.
- setting and enforcing speed limits
- designing roads according to their function (e.g. highways, suburban roads)
- speed cameras or stationary enforcement
- traffic calming measures, such as speed bumps and traffic circles
- education and public information.