TRB Speed Management Workshop

TRB Speed Management Workshop

Restoring Credibility to Speed Setting: Engineering, Enforcement, and Educational Issues
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Cotillion North, Washington, DC, January 9, 2000

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Rose McMurray, Associate Administrator,
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Traffic Safety Programs
    speech [PDF, 112KB] presentation [PDF, 359KB]
  • Dwight Horne, Director,
    Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Safety
    speech [PDF, 10KB]

First Plenary Session

Public Policy and Political Issues
Craig Allred, Chair,
National Association of Governors’ Highway Safety Representatives (Utah Dept. of Public Safety)
presentation [PDF, 4.8MB]

Engineering Issues
Thomas Hicks, Director,
Office of Traffic & Safety, Maryland State Highway Administration
presentation [PDF, 247KB]

Enforcement Issues
Colonel Richard Holden,
North Carolina State Highway Patrol
presentation [PDF, 509KB] presentation [PDF, 84KB]

Judicial Issues
The Honorable Karl Grube, Florida Traffic Court Judge,
NHTSA Judicial Fellow
presentation [PDF, 447KB] charts [PDF, 8KB]

Controlled Motorways: Variable Speed Limits on the M-25, United Kingdom
John Poynton, Research and Development Coordinator,
Highways Agency, United Kingdom
presentation [PDF, 2.2MB]

Charge to Working Groups
Dwight Horne, Director,
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Safety
speech [PDF, 61KB]

Concurrent Working Group Sessions

Static Speed Zoning Issues

Group leader #1: The Honorable Peter Evans, Judge,
Palm Beach (FL) County Court

Group leader #2: Dr. William Taylor, Professor,
College of Engineering, Michigan State University

Groups leader #3: Ray Krammes, Highway Research Engineer,
FHWA Office of Safety Research and Development

Variable Speed Limit Issues

Group Leader #4: Roy Sumner, Senior Vice President,
PB Farradyne

Group Leader #5: Peter Briglia, ITS Program Manager,
Washington

Group Leader #6: Davey Warren, Highway Research Engineer,
FHWA Office of Safety Research and Development

Second Plenary Session

Moderator: Dr. Donna Nelson, Director,
Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center

Closing Remarks

Dr. Donna Nelson, Director,
Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center

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Program Contact

Guan Xu

202-366-5892

What’s New

Guidelines for the Use of Variable Speed Limit Systems in Wet Weather

Highlights

USLIMITS2 a web based tool for recommending speed limits

Speed Management Webinars

Methods and Practices for Setting Speed Limits: An Informational Report

Procedures for Setting Advisory Speeds on Curves

State Practices to Reduce Wet Weather Skidding Crashes

Speed Concepts: Informational Guide

Speed Management Information Resources

Analysis of Speeding-Related Crashes (PDF 594 KB)

Engineering Countermeasures for Reducing Speeds: A Desktop Reference of Potential Effectiveness

Traffic Safety Facts: Speeding – 2011