Speeding
Click Here to View the ADECA Special Study Report on the Analysis of Speed-Related Crashes.

NHTSA considers a crash to be speeding-related if any driver in the crash was charged with a speeding-related offense or if a police officer indicated that racing, driving too fast for conditions, or exceeding the posted speed limit was a contributing factor in the crash.

There were 35.092 traffic fatalities in 2015. Among them, 9,557 (27%) were in crashes where at least one driver was speeding.

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Reducing Speeding-Related Crashes Involving Passenger Vehicles
In this safety study, the NTSB examines cause of and trends in speeding-related passenger vehicle crashes and countermeasures to prevent these crashes. The countermeasures presented represent several, of many, potential solutions to the issue of speeding-related crashes. They do not address every cause of speeding or type of speeding-related crash, but they are intended to be widely applicable to a significant portion of these crashes.

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More Speed Cameras Needed to Cut Road Deaths
Bloomberg: A U.S. safety watchdog called for broader use of traffic cameras to catch speeding drivers, as it said driving too fast is an under-reported cause of traffic fatalities.

Inconsistent reporting by law enforcement causes the factor to go under-reported, according to a summary of a National Transportation Safety Board report set for release Tuesday. That masks the full scope of speeding’s role in deadly crashes for policy makers and police trying to combat the more than 30,000 annual U.S. traffic fatalities, according to the report.

Speeding -- either driving faster than posted limits or faster than road conditions allow -- was linked to 112,580 U.S. traffic fatalities from 2005 through 2014, or 31 percent of all traffic deaths during that period, on par with drunk driving-related deaths.

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NHTSA #SlowDown
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new web site inviting you to join the global campaign to #SlowDown and save lives.

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