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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

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).