Efficient Use of Highway Capacity Summary
Report to Congress
Figure 36. Graph. Safety Benefits of Speed Harmonization—Germany.
Bar graph displaying the improvement in accidents with speed harmonization
separated by accident type. On the x axis is accident rate (accidents
per million vehicle kilometers). First pair of bars - accidents with
light material damage: 0.34 accident rate before, 0.33 accident rate
after (3% reduction). Second pair of bars - accidents with heavy material
damage: 0.41 accident rate before, 0.30 accident rate after (27% reduction).
Third pair of bars - accidents with personal damage: 0.21 accident rate
before, 0.15 accident rate after (29% reduction).