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Reader says MORE accidents happen when the speed limit is 25mph.

MORE accidents happen when the speed limit is 25mph.
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1. It is so slow the driver’s mind wanders
2. It is so slow that OTHER drivers get frustrated and aggressive and drive recklessly when following someone driving 25mph
3. The cars are moving so slowly that pedestrians perceive cars to be a lesser danger and treat them as such.
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This is what puts pedestrians at greater risk.
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This 25mph hysteria is wrong headed. What is needed are responsible speed limits based the congestion and traffic patterns… but that approach is not an easy hashtag-feel-good solution.