Speed, speed limits and road traffic accidents under free flow conditions.

@article{Aljanahi1999SpeedSL,
  title={Speed, speed limits and road traffic accidents under free flow conditions.},
  author={A A Aljanahi and Angela H Rhodes and Andrew V. Metcalfe},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={1999},
  volume={31 1-2},
  pages={161-8}
}
The relationship between various measures of traffic speed, under free flow conditions, and accident rate is investigated for two groups of sites, one in the Tyne and Wear county of the UK and the other in Bahrain. The effect of speed limits on traffic speed is estimated for both groups of sites. In Bahrain, there is statistically significant evidence of an association between mean speed and accident rate. In Tyne and Wear the statistical evidence is weaker, and points to a stronger… CONTINUE READING

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