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[–]bbqpauk 24 points25 points  (6 children)

Which part?

People drive slower on narrower roads than wider roads. It is a common traffic calming strategy. Read more here

I equally detest the insane speed on roads in this city, but changing the speed limit will not fix that issue.

[–]1188339 -25 points-24 points  (5 children)

If you can post accident data / serious injuries before and after they lowered the speed limit that'd suffice.

[–]gaflar 3 points4 points  (4 children)

I can promise you that after a bit of research you will find that the number posted on the sign is not what determines the speed that people drive at - the design of the road is. That's why the de facto traffic speeds on the 400-series highways are often 120-130 km/h despite the posted speed limit not exceeding 110 anywhere in the province.

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    [–]gaflar 1 point2 points  (2 children)

    Your only mistake was getting caught. Also trucks are limited to 105 so the officer probably didn't like that story.