Setting Speed Limits for Health and Safety

This mini-report on setting speed limits shows the current framework for speed limit policies through a review of state laws that set speed limits.

by League of American Bicyclists

This mini-report on setting speed limits shows the current framework for speed limit policies through a review of state laws that set speed limits. It is designed to help inform conversations on how lowering speed limits can help save lives and encourage physically active modes of transportation, such as walking and biking. Readers can use the information provided to identify opportunities that may exist to lower speed limits to ones that are safer for all roadway users.

Attached document published April 2024

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