Safer urban speed limits: position statement

An increasing proportion of those being killed on Victorian roads are people walking, especially older people. Australia has some of the highest urban speed limits in the developed world; vehicle speed is a key factor in road deaths and injuries. This position statement outlines how traffic speeds relate to walking, the evidence for lower speeds, the current approach to setting speed limits, and recommendations to improve walking conditions and public spaces through safer speed limits.


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01766630
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB Group Limited
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 9 2021 4:57PM