Reducing speed limits in residential areas has huge public health benefitsBut what do we need to do to convince the public?

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Type Editorial
Original languageEnglish
Article number101492
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Transport & Health
Volume26
DOI
Publication statusPublished - 05 Sep 2022
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Abstract

In September 2023, it is intended that the default speed limit in Wales will be reduced to 20mph. This is likely to make a significant contribution to the COVID-19 health and health services recovery, but also to tackling the incalculable harms associated with motor vehicle transport, to addressing the climate emergency and to narrowing inequalities.

Keywords

  • Transport, Public health, Public acceptability, attitudes

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