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Letter Opposing Senate Bill (SB) 331 to Raise Speed Limits on West Virginia Highways

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Speeding in West Virginia was a contributing factor in 33 percent of all traffic fatalities in 2019, a notably higher proportion than the national average of 26 percent (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)). Excess speed can contribute to both the frequency and severity of motor vehicle crashes and is especially damaging to vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and bicyclists.

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