Speeding (formerly Putting the Brakes on Aggressive Driving)

policy

Enact legislation enabling counties to implement a photo enforcement program

Status: Early Progress

Enact legislation that earmarks traffic citation fines to the counties specifically for traffic enforcement

Status: Not Started

Continue to seek local and federal support for anti-speeding enforcement programs

Status: On-going

 Reexamine existing reckless driving and speeding laws to improve conviction rate and effectiveness of penalties

Status: Early Progress


education

Continue to improve effectiveness of the Hawaii Graduated Driver License (GDL) Program

Status: On-going

Research and apply best practices conducive to Hawaii (e.g. impoundment, immobilization, etc.)

Status: On-going

Provide specialized training to government agencies involved with addressing speeding issues (e.g. Law Enforcement)

Status: On-going

Develop Aggressive Driving Programs

Status: Early Progress

Develop and implement media campaigns, public service announcements, and public education initiatives that address speeding and aggressive driving

Status: Not Started


enforcement

Increase conviction rate by improving witness attendance for speeding cases

Status: On-going


Engineering

Evaluate and/or implement road safety design elements and infrastructure to reduce speeding and speed-related crashes (e.g. speed limits, milled rumble strips, speed feedback signs, intelligent transportation system technologies, etc.)

Status: Early Progress


Data

Use timely crash data to identify high-risk locations in order to direct resources in enforcement, education, and engineering

Status: Early Progress

Conduct studies to identify ways to address speeding

Status: Not Started