Table of Contents:
Section 1 – The State of Speeding in the United States
Section 2 – Drivers’ Impressions of Speeding
Section 3 – Building an Effective Speed Reduction Plan
3a – Collecting Your Data
3c – Does Just One Layer Work?
Section 1: The State of Speeding in the United States
This represents a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020.
• Fatalities in speeding-related crashes were up 5%.
• Fatalities on urban roads were up 16%.
• Bicyclist fatalities were up 5%.
• Pedestrian fatalities were up 13%.
The report also provides the comparison of regional estimates in 2021 compared to reported 2020 counts. All 10 NHTSA regions experienced fatality increases.
Section 2: Drivers’ Impressions of Speeding
• 58% of respondents say they don’t observe posted speed limits while driving.
• When asked about methods to slow speeders down, speed bumps, digital speed feedback signs, and speed cameras are the measures considered effective by most respondents.
Section 3: Building an Effective Speed Reduction Plan:
3a - Collecting Your Data:
If speeding is determined to be a problem on your streets, there are many ways to elicit change in driver behavior. At Traffic Logix, we provide a variety of solution packages to meet your multifaceted traffic calming challenges and concerns.
3b - Single-Layer Solutions:
Since all of our radar speed signs gather data, let’s take a look at how effective the single-layered awareness solution is and if more powerful and versatile solutions could suit your traffic calming needs better.
3c - Does Just One Layer Work?
What difference did we make nationwide 2021 vs. 2020?
With more Traffic Logix radar speed signs installed, speeding problems on local streets have been mitigated.
But are radar signs always enough?
Adding enforcement and/or physical traffic calming elements can create far better protection against speeding, crashes, and life threatening injuries on your roads.
3d - Two- and Three-Layer Solutions
Awareness + Physical Traffic Calming