Higher speed limits mean more road deaths, study finds

5 Apr
Texas legislator Pete Gallego (D-Alpine) unveils an 80 mph speed limit signRising speed limits in the U.S. are to blame a spike in highway fatalities, the IIHS said Thursday. The IIHS published new findings that showed an estimated 37,000 more drivers died due to increases in speed limits compared to if the limits hadn't been raised at all. On average, around 10,000 people die per year in speeding-related crashes. The...

Europe proposes mandatory speed limiters by 2022

28 Mar
Shell fuel station in EuropeEurope is ready to crack down on speeding and the European Transport and Safety Council has introduced a slew of proposed safety systems that may change how people can drive. According to a report from The Financial Times on Wednesday, the broadest proposal is the addition of an "Intelligent Speed Assistance" system. The ISA would include GPS or...