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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

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