TITLE

Do speed limits make roads safer?

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Truck & Driver;Nov2006, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the proposed imposition of speed limits to large goods vehicles (LGV) in Great Britain. Imposing speed limits in a bid to improve road safety is a knee-jerk reaction, said Nigel Barton, TNT Express director of operations. Increasing, not reducing, LGV limits on single-carriageway A-roads will improve safety, he said. The Road Haulage Association has urged transport minister Stephen Ladyman to consider changes in the forthcoming review of speed limits by traffic authorities.
ACCESSION #
22845780

 

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