Do speed limits make roads safer?

November 2006
Truck & Driver;Nov2006, p11
Trade Publication
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.


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