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One of the disturbing problems with speeding is that while most people accept that speeding increases crash risk, most people continue to speed. While drunk driving is generally viewed as socially unacceptable, speeding is not.
Research has shown that people make false distinctions about categories of speeding.
Many people define speeding by 5-10 mph as merely 'driving over the limit' and even view speeding by 10-20 mph as
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GHSA Report on Speeding
GHSA conducted an online survey of its State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) members to take the pulse of current state efforts to control the problems of speeding and aggressive driving. All fifty states and Guam responded.
This report outlines the states' responses. It covers a number of key topics, including: the public perception of the issue; the conflicted role of technology; and the existing appetite for change.
The report also provides recommendations to states and the federal government to address the tremendous losses associated with speeding-related crashes.
Download the complete report below.