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U.S. Department of Transportation Speed Management Team. Mission to promote speed management and improve highway safety in support of agencies’ strategic and performance plans FHWA, FMCSA and NHTSA. Speed Management. Comprehensive approach 5 areas of focus: Data Engineering Enforcement

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U s department of transportation speed management team

U.S. Department of Transportation Speed Management Team

  • Mission to promote speed management and improve highway safety in support of agencies’ strategic and performance plans

  • FHWA, FMCSA and NHTSA


Speed management

Speed Management

  • Comprehensive approach

  • 5 areas of focus:

    • Data

    • Engineering

    • Enforcement

    • Education

    • Leadership


Define speed safety relationship

Define Speed - Safety Relationship

  • Effects of travel speed on crash risk

  • Identify trends

  • Safety impact of changing speed limits

    • Long term and system impacts

    • Differential limits for trucks


Identify engineering measures

Identify Engineering Measures

  • Criteria for setting speed limits

  • Design of self-enforcing roads

  • Speed control on curves

  • Variable speed limits

  • Onboard technology


Increase awareness of danger of speeding

Increase Awareness of Danger of Speeding

  • Public outreach to encourage compliance

  • Campaigns targeting high-risk drivers

  • Encourage manufacturers to promote responsible speed behavior


Identify and promote effective speed enforcement

Identify and Promote Effective Speed Enforcement

  • Best practices guidelines

  • Support speed enforcement operations & training

  • Automated enforcement

  • Promote targeted speed enforcement


Solicit cooperation of stakeholders

Solicit Cooperation of Stakeholders

  • Train judges and prosecutors

  • Promote speed management as public policy priority

    • Network with safety advocates & health professionals

  • Promote balanced, comprehensive program

    • Demonstrations and workshops


Next steps making speed management work

Next Steps – Making Speed Management Work

  • Forum on combating speeding-related fatalities

  • NCHRP/AASHTO Guide for addressing speeding-related fatalities

  • Localized champions and action plans

  • Leverage technology


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