Review and Analysis of Posted Speed Limits and Speed Limit Setting Practices in British Columbia


Final Report
Spring 2003

Prepared for
British Columbia Ministry of Transportation
by Wade-Trim
25251 Northline Road
Taylor, Michigan 48180

This report contains a review and assessment of speed limits posted in speed zones on Provincial rural highways, and practices used by the Ministry of Transportation to determine the appropriate speed limit. Municipal speed limits and speed limit setting practices are not within the scope of this study. Based on the results of the assessment, recommendations are offered to improve safety and traffic operations on Provincial roads through the application of speed limits and other speed management techniques.

Disclaimer:
The Review and Analysis of Posted Speed Limits and Speed Limit Setting Practices in British Columbia was commissioned by the Minister of Transportation as an independent review. The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation.


Review and Analysis of Posted Speed Limits and Speed Limit Setting Practices in British Columbia

Complete PDF Report (840 KB)

   

Supplemental Material

Motor Vehicle Act (Unofficial Version)

Institute of Transportation Engineers

Attachment:
The document "Speed Zone Guidelines A Proposed Recommended Practice" can be obtained from:

Institute of Transportation Engineers (http://www.ite.org)
or by contacting:

Institute of Transportation Engineers
525 School St., S.W., Suite 410
Washington, D.C. 20024-2797