Ministers from around the world are set to send out a ‘clear and unambiguous message’ that the default speed limit on all residential roads should be 20mph.
On 19-20 February, transport ministers from more than 100 countries will meet at the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm.
The ministers will agree on the ‘Stockholm Declaration’ – described as an ‘ambitious and forward-looking’ road safety plan.
The declaration has a focus on speed management, promising to ‘mandate a maximum road travel speed limit of 20mph in areas where vulnerable road users and vehicles mix in a frequent and planned manner’.
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