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.

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  • English

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 29 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00722148
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1996 12:00AM