Speed Trailer

In response to concerns of residents regarding speeding in our neighborhoods, the UHPD deploys a portable speed trailer in various parts of town.

The speed trailer displays a vehicle’s speed and increases driver awareness of our speed limits to reduce careless driving in our neighborhoods. It provides immediate feedback, doesn’t require the presence of a police officer, and can be moved around. 

The traffic data collection software provides valuable information such as total number of vehicles using our streets as well as median, maximum, and average vehicle speeds. This information assists the UHPD in identifying areas that require additional attention.

Speed limits are about keeping children, pedestrians, and cyclists safe.

Hit by a vehicle traveling at 20 MPH, 9 out of 10 pedestrians survive; at 30 MPH, 5 out of 10 surviv