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Is ‘20’ plenty?

Did you know that when driving at 30mph, your stopping distance is double than driving at 20mph?

Speeding is a major contributor to accidents, injury and fatalities on public roads, which is why we’re supporting Brake’s 2017 Road Safety Week theme of #SpeedDownSaveLives. Ahead of the campaign kick-off next week, we asked our Twitter followers whether they think 20mph is fast enough for built-up areas (rather than 30mph) and the results are in!

Interestingly, 75% of those surveyed agree that 20mph is more than enough, while the remaining 25% think 20mph is not fast enough.

Did you vote in our Twitter poll? Join the debate at and don’t miss our exclusive Brake Road Safety Week content series starting on 20 November.