In England during the 1903, the speed limit was set to 20 miles (32 kilometres) per hour.
- Speed limit – Wikipedia
Road speed limits are used in most countries to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which road vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road.
- Speed limits in Canada – Wikipedia
Canadian speed limits are set by different levels of government (federal, provincial, and municipal), depending on the jurisdiction under which the road falls, resulting in differences from province to province.
- Speed limit enforcement – Wikipedia
Speed limit enforcement is the effort made by appropriately empowered authorities to improve driver compliance with speed limits.
- Slow Down! A Short History of Speed Limits | Sporcle Blog
You’re cruising carefree down the highway when suddenly you hear a familiar siren. The red and blue lights in your rearview window tell you everything you need to know. You slow down and pull your car to the side of the road. After a few questions from the officer, you’re free to go on your way – but not without first being slapped with a hefty ticket.