Tools to Address Speeding
Enforcement (Visible & Active Police Presence)
This is the periodic monitoring of speed and other violations by the police department in a highly visible way to deter and prevent unacceptable driver activity. This is a medium to high cost tool.
- Good temporary public relations tool.
- Serves to inform the public that speeding is undesirable behavior for which there are consequences.
- Effects are not permanent.
- Enforcement is an expensive tool.
|Summary of Effectiveness|
|Speed Reduction||Yes (Temporary)|
|Streets to Use On Collector, Local||All|
|Use on Bus Route||Yes|
|Use with Curbs and Gutters||Yes|
|Spot or Area-wide Use||Spot and Area|
|Emergency Service Access Issues||No|
|Impacts on Arterials||No|
|Change in % Truck||Unknown|
|Dependence on enforcement||Yes|
|Level of Violation||Unknown|
|Aesthetics and Landscaping||No|