Speed limit on highways: pure delay tactics

delayed by the protracted position of studies, the introduction of speed limits on motorways more and more. The human cost of their lives. lawn until the sun

Speed limit on highways: pure delay tactics

delayed by the protracted position of studies, the introduction of speed limits on motorways more and more. The human cost of their lives.

lawn until the sun goes down: Only the Germans have no speed limit photo: Reuters

The discussion over the speed limit is an embarrassing reminder of the decades long practices of the tobacco industry. Also the cigarette manufacturers have persistently claimed that it was not proven that Smoking can be harmful. From today's point of view, it seems bizarre that the producer of tobacco came through the inside for so long. No one today would publicly ask the question that Smoking makes you sick – simply because nobody would want to expose to the onset of a laughing stock. Because it is not a certainty, that Smoking endangers the health of the Dependent self, but also of the involuntary mitrauche nd.

As the grass on the highway. Long society, and legislators have drawn the inside consequences from the dangers of the Qualmens. This is when Heating on the highway yet. Unfortunately.

The accident researchers of the insurance companies are calling for a large-scale practical test of whether a speed limit leads to more safety. Others – including Proponents – are also calling for studies. That sounds harmless – you can make time, does not harm. Because of a lengthy assignment and preparation of studies delayed for the necessary introduction of a speed limit on German motorways and on. This delay costs lives and leaves the safety aspects of a speed limit as an open question to appear. However, this is not an open question. For good reasons, have, with a few exceptions, all countries of the world except a speed limit on motorways was introduced.

It is not only common sense, says a and that higher speeds are more dangerous than lower. The experience with speed limits in towns and on country roads say. After their introduction many years ago, the Numbers of fatalities have decreased extremely. There are quite studies, Tests and investigations of the accidents happen at high speeds on highways. After the introduction of a speed limit on a section of the A24 in Brandenburg, for example, the number of road deaths halved in a comparative period of six years, from 38 to 19 people.

The opponents of the speed limits do not want to accept such studies. You should not be doing them the Favor and come through.

Updated Date: 31 December 2019, 12:00

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