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Myths About 30kmh Speed Limits

Some people question if 30km/h speed limits are actually urgent and necessary. However, low-speed streets are about much more than road safety. By building safer streets, governments and cities around the world are also creating more liveable cities, with benefits including lower crime levels, more physically active citizens, greater social connectedness, increased spending in local businesses and less pollution.

Leadership is needed to counter myths about 30km/h speed limits that are misinforming public and political opinion. As part of the ‘Streets for Life’ campaign for ‘Global Road Safety Week’, the United Nations has busted international myths surrounding 30km/h zones.

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