Germany Rules Out Autobahn Speed Limit

Germany has declined to impose a speed limit on its autobahns. Proponents argued that a speed limit would reduce air pollution, fight climate change and reduce the number of collisions. But individual liberty prevailed in auto-loving Germany. Germany is the only country in Europe with no official speed limit on its highways. However, there are […]

Pedestrian Deaths Up 46% Since 2009

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released a report in 2018 showing that pedestrian deaths are on the rise following an extended period of decline: Pedestrian deaths have jumped 46 percent since reaching their lowest point in 2009, as pedestrian crashes have become both deadlier and more frequent. The increase has been mostly in […]