Speed Enforcement

Reducing speed on rural roadways can have a huge impact on reducing injuries and fatalities from crashes. In a rural area, 30 percent of fatalities result from speed related crashes. (http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812050.pdf) Enforcement is the key component of speed reduction efforts.

This section provides guidelines and examples for enhancing speed enforcement practices.


Multi-Disciplinary Speed Management

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Rural Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar stressed the importance ... [ Read More » ]

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Traffic Safety Marketing

This website is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s communication resource for States, partner organizations, and highway safety profess ... [ Read More » ]

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Local and Rural Road Safety Briefing Sheets: Behavioral Safety Strategies for Drivers on Rural Roads

This document describes the types of risky driving behaviors evident in rural areas and presents a summary of strategies that can be used to address these behav ... [ Read More » ]


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Technical Guide/Manual