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[USA] Only 5 % of crashes are caused by excessive speed....

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' started by agro, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. A US Department of Transportation study finds only five percent of crashes are caused by excessive speed.....

    To download a copy, click HERE (374kb)

  2. every bloody accident report says 'speed was a factor'

    but that does not mean people were speeding... can mean too fast for the conditions (ie wet/slippery/unsafe etc) but does in no way mean speeding

    no sh!t speed is a factor... if the car wasnt moving it probably wouldnt have had an accident...

    interesting read!
  3. But remember that any collision in which any vehicle is travelling in excess of 0.00km/h involves speed :roll:
  4. Do they have figures on what percentage of government revenue is caused by excessive speed?