Lawmakers have raised speed limits over the past couple of decades, which has made many New Jersey drivers very happy. After all, higher speed limits help busy people get around much more quickly than in the past. Sadly, there is a downside to saving a few minutes during a morning commute, though. Experts have shown that higher speed limits lead to an increase in deadly car accidents.
Many often overlook speeding during discussions about road safety. This is perhaps because many of the high rates of speed that contribute to accidents fall in line with the legal speed limit. However, there is much more to the issue than this.