How Methods and Levels of Policing Affect Road Casualty Rates
- Published: TRL Report 637, 2005
- Authors: M Elliott, J Broughton
- Date Added: 04 Jul 2013
- Last Update: 25 Oct 2016
To assess the potential impact of the level of policing on reductions in casualties.
Increasing the level of traffic policing reduces the number of crashes and traffic violations.
Increased visible policing makes a real difference.
Stopping 1 in 6 speeding offenders has a noticeable effect.
Studies of enforcement of drink-driving show that increasing policing tends to reduce accidents and casualties.