Author: Ulrica Bertilsson
The new normal: 30 km/h Low Speed Zones
Introduction Author: Philip Wijers. Resolution 11 of the Stockholm road safety declaration 2020 reads: ‘Focus on speed management, including the strengthening of law enforcement to prevent speeding and mandate a maximum road travel speed of 30 km/h (or 20 mph) in areas where vulnerable road users and vehicles mix in a frequent and planned manner’.
Speed reduction methods to promote road safety and to save lives
Introduction Author: Philip J. Wijers The traditional and important road safety benefits of lower vehicle speeds include saving lives and reducing the impact and likelihood of crashes. However, speed reduction has important additional benefits that increase the quality of life for neighbourhoods and bigger urban areas, but also for society at large. These benefits include