UK Report: Average Speeds Unchanged With 20 MPH Speed Limits

Lowering speed limits on British roads had essentially no effect on the average speeds of motorists. That was the finding of a study released last week by the UK Department for Transport (DfT). The DfT has touted lowered speed limits as a means of forcing traffic to slow down, thereby increasing safety. The results showed, however, that dropping the limit by 10 MPH failed to reduce speeds by 10 MPH…