NATIONAL MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT--FISCAL YEAR 1993 TRAVEL SPEEDS, ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS, AND SPEED-RELATED HIGHWAY SAFETY STATISTICS. A REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS
The National Maximum Speed Limit (NMSL)--Fiscal Year (FY) 1993 report has been prepared pursuant to Section 1029 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991. Over 54 million vehicles were monitored during FY 1993. With adjustments for speedometer variability, statistical error and speed measuring equipment error by State, the nationwide proportion of vehicles found to be exceeding 55 mph was 45.9 percent. In FY 1993, 39,829 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes--an increase of slightly more than 1% from FY 1992.
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Publication Date: 1995-10
- Features: Tables;
- Pagination: 29 p.
- TRT Terms: Fatalities; Highway safety; Speed limits; Statistics; Tables (Data); Traffic law enforcement
- Identifier Terms: Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991; National Maximum Speed Limit; U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Data and Information Technology; Highways; I10: Economics and Administration;
- Accession Number: 00722148
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jun 17 1996 12:00AM