Let the cities decide!
Road safety, quality of life and climate protection
Speeding is the number one reason for accidents on European roads. A default speed limit of 30 km/h (20 mph) in residential areas would
» halve the braking distance and reaction time,
» reduce fatal accidents by 42%
The likelihood of an accident being fatal for pedestrians and cyclists is
» 10% at a car speed of 30 km/h
» 80% at a car speed of 50 km/h