Wednesday, 24 October 2007

NSW plan to reduce speed limit

"SPEED limits on all urban streets should be reduced by a further 10kmh - to as low as 30kmh in busy pedestrian zones - to save hundreds from death or injury every year, road safety experts say.

"A decade after 26 NSW councils became the first in the country to trial a 50kmh limit on residential streets, many studies have proven that dropping the speed has greatly reduced the number of car accidents.

"The 50kmh limit has now been introduced in all residential streets, and experts at the Australasian Road Safety Conference in Melbourne this week hailed it as a relatively cheap and simple way of saving lives" .... read more from the Sydney Morning Herald here:

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