Ökad hastighetsefterlevnad hos den organiserade trafiken: en pilotstudie avseende taxi

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Increased speed compliance has been identified as one of the most important areas to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured in traffic. Previous measurements on the state road network have shown that in 2018, only 45 % complied with the posted speed limit. Both private motorists and professional drivers are poor at keeping the speed limit. Increased compliance among professional drivers is considered to have great potential to affect both traffic rhythm and speed levels in traffic in general.

The aim of this project is to find methods that are effective in getting organized traffic to stay within the speed limits and in this pilot, we studied speed compliance of taxi drivers on two selected motorways in Stockholm and Gothenburg. Measurements were performed in 2017 and 2019 before and after a dialogue was held between the taxi companies, the Police, the Swedish Transport Administration, and the Swedish Transport Agency.

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