Controlling speed helps control accidents!

Many accidents involve speeding, or traveling too fast for road conditions. When transporting clients, it is highly recommended that you travel at least 5 mph below the posted speed limit. Here’s one good reason why:

Researchers at the Monash University Accident Research Center conducted a simulated test. They found that when a child darted in front of a car traveling 30 mph, the car was able to stop suddenly. At 35 mph, the car struck and killed the child. Remember: A bus or 15-passenger van will take longer to stop, so use extra caution when operating these vehicles.

Remember: A bus or 15-passenger van will take longer to stop, so use extra caution when operating these vehicles.

The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.

For safety or risk management questions or suggestions, please contact Markel.

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