Automatic speed control: The Danish pilot project

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Larus Agustsson

The goal of the new Danish Road Safety Action Plan is to reduce the number of traffic accident fatalities and serious casualties by 40% from 1998 to the year 2012. This plan is ambitiously titled "Each Accident is One Too Many". The four main areas of the accident plan are accidents caused by speeding, accidents caused by intoxicated drivers, accidents with bicyclists, and accidents at intersections. This paper deals with the first type of accident in the plan - accidents caused by speeding. Specifically, the paper describes the automatic speed control pilot project in Denmark.

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