This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Reinstate the Eighty Five Percentile Rule for setting speed limits.
We used to set speed limits scientifically and sensibly instead of on a totally arbitrary, Nimbyist, green political, subjective basis that we use now. In those days the strap line 'It's a limit for a reason' did have some merit. Now such claims are totally false.
The abandonment of a scientific method has resulted in blanket speed limit areas where accidents are not happening, speed limits set to please minority local interests, the over-slowing of crucial infrastructure, the prosecution of many perfectly safe drivers by virtue of arbitrary speed limits and a profitable Speeding Industry.
Speed Limit Submission: http://bit.ly/23zqtCC
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