Speeding makes crashes more likely and more likely to be deadly.
April 25, 2013
D.C. residents say they like red light, speed cameras
Red light cameras and speed cameras are perpetual targets of critics who deem them widely unpopular and unfair. Ask people who live in areas with long-standing automated enforcement programs their view of cameras and a different picture emerges. A new IIHS survey shows a large majority of people who live in Washington, D.C., favor camera enforcement.
February 25, 2009
IIHS testifies on speed enforcement and young drivers
IIHS testified on Feb. 24, 2009, before the Maryland Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings on automated speed enforcement and on passenger and nighttime restrictions for young drivers.
January 14, 1999
Traffic deaths increase in states that raised speed limits
The higher speed limits introduced in 24 states during late 1995 and 1996 resulted in increased motor vehicle deaths during 1996-97. IIHS researchers compared the numbers of motor vehicle occupant deaths in these 24 states from the time speed limits were raised through 1997 with corresponding fatality counts for the same months in the six years before the speed limits were changed.
October 10, 1997
Crash deaths go up in states that raised speed limits
Five hundred more people died in motor vehicle crashes in the last nine months of 1996 than would otherwise have been expected in the 12 states that raised speed limits on interstates and freeways between December 8, 1995 and April 1, 1996.
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