Traffic Calming Stats

Speeding by the Numbers

A compendium of stats on speeding and traffic safety in the U.S. and Canada

Since 1967, speeding has been cited as a safety issue in 49 major NTSB highway accident investigations [Source: NTSB]. Speed raises crash risk in two ways:

  1. Increases the likelihood of being involved in a crash
  2. Increases the severity of injuries sustained by all road users in a crash

When you evaluate data related to speeding drivers, it’s easy to see why smart, effective traffic calming is so important. Below are stats from U.S. and Canada, where driver feedback signs from Radarsign are slowing speeding drivers and helping to save lives.

United States