5). By lowering urban and residential speed limits to 20mph child pedestrian accidents were found to decrease by up to 70% (Transport Research Laboratory) In Portsmouth for example the 20mph speed limit reduced causalities by 22%!

6). Many cities across Britain, including Newcastle, Leicester and Hull have introduced blanket 20mph limits on residential streets in accordance with recent DfT Guidelines.

7). 80% of the public and 75% of drivers support 20 mph as a speed limit on residential streets. (PACTS)

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