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Average speed cameras cut fatal crashes by more than a third

ROAD SAFETY

Deniz Huseyin
30 September 2016
There are now about 50 stretches of road in Great Britain covered by average speed cameras
There are now about 50 stretches of road in Great Britain covered by average speed cameras
 

The use of average speed cameras cuts the number of crashes resulting in death or serious injury by more than a third, according to a new report from the RAC Foundation.

Figures from research firm Road Safety Analysis found that, on average, allowing for natural variation and overall trends, the number of fatal and serious collisions decreases by 36% after average speed cameras are introduced,  

The average reduction in personal injury collisions of all severities was found to be 16%, it...

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