Traffic Speeds on Interstates and Freeways 10 Years After Repeal of National Maximum Speed Limit

@article{Retting2008TrafficSO,
  title={Traffic Speeds on Interstates and Freeways 10 Years After Repeal of National Maximum Speed Limit},
  author={R. Retting and Eric R. Teoh},
  journal={Traffic Injury Prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={119 - 124}
}
  • R. Retting, Eric R. Teoh
  • Published 2008
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Traffic Injury Prevention
  • Objectives. Essentially all published analyses of operational and safety outcomes related to enactment or repeal of the national maximum speed limit (NMSL) were based on data limited to the initial 1–3 years. The purpose of the present study was to collect and analyze longer term speed data. Method. In 2006, traffic speeds were surveyed at 26 locations on urban and rural expressways in five states (California, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas) where speeds had been measured in 1996… CONTINUE READING
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