Position Paper: a strategy to reduce the number of people seriously injured on EU roads

  • Published: European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) (2016)
  • Authors: European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)
  • Date Added: 05 May 2017
  • Last Update: 05 May 2017
  • Format: doc

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Key Findings (Relevant recommendations):

  • Adopt legislation for fitting all new vehicles with an overridable Intelligent Speed Assistance system. Curbing illegal and inappropriate speed will reduce injury severity in all kinds of collisions.

  • Encourage Member States to adopt zones with speed limits of maximum 30km/h (or 20mph) in residential areas and areas with large numbers of pedestrians and cyclists and maximum 80km/h on undivided rural roads.

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