Canadian Road Safety News Digest

Reducing residential speed limit in Calgary to 30 km/h the right decision

September 26, 2018   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

The Gauntlet (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Amid recent discussions surrounding Ward 7 Coun. Druh Farrell’s motion to reduce Calgary’s residential speed limit to 30 km/h in order to increase pedestrian safety, I’m shocked that some Calgarians are calling this a ‘war on cars.’ While the onus of road safety doesn’t completely fall on drivers, it’s irresponsible to perpetuate the expectation that drivers have the right to barrel down a quiet residential street when studies repeatedly show that drivers are more likely to be the cause of pedestrian-vehicular collisions.

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