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What speeding is
Driving at a safe speed
Choosing a safe spped
How quickly you stop in dry and wet conditions
Video: Rethink speed
Strategies to help your learner choose a safe speed
Speed limit road rules
Driving at a safe speed means your learner has more time to:
A small decrease in speed can make a big difference to the outcome of a crash.
When choosing a safe speed, your learner should consider the following:
Inappropriate or excessive speed contributes to about 30% of fatal crashes.
The Rethink Speed campaign shows how the speed you choose can have very different consequences.
Your learner needs to drive at a speed suitable for the conditions they’re in and slow down when they see hazards.