On average, 681 people have been killed or seriously injured on Greater Manchester’s roads each year over the last five years. Last year 67 people died, the highest number over the five-year period (54, 50, 50 and 63 deaths were recorded between 2016 and 2019 respectively).
The Limits Save Lives campaign comes as data shows that speeding over the limit kills or seriously injuries 21% of people involved in crashes in Greater Manchester and up to 40% of car journeys in the city-region have been recorded to be over the speed limit.
In a series of videos, it puts the spotlight on how dangerous acts, such as speeding or driving under the influence of alcohol, have far-reaching consequences by telling the real-life stories of the people affected.
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