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Almost half of drivers have admitted to breaking the speed limit of 60mph on rural roads, new research from the RAC suggests. Some 48% of the 3,102 drivers questioned for the RAC Report on Motoring say they have exceeded the speed limit in the past year on these roads – up from 44% in 2021 and matching the highest figure ever seen by the RAC in 2016. At the same time as drivers who exceed the speed limit is increasing, the 20mph speed limit on specific roads in London has seen Collisions resulting in death or serious injury decreased by a quarter (25%) after speed limits were lowered in London, new data suggests.  In March 2020, TfL introduced a 20mph speed limit on all of its roads within the central London Congestion Charging zone as part of its Vision Zero commitment to eliminate death and serious injury on the capital’s roads by 2041.

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