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Speed Limits and School Zones

Road Scholar Eligibility

This class is a Road Scholar Elective course.


Length: 4 hours

This first portion of this workshop covers:

  • How to set and establish reasonable speed limits
  • Regulatory speed limits
  • Data collection requirements
  • 85 Percentile speed calculations
  • Other considerations
  • What makes the 85th percentile speed important

The second part covers:

  • Utah Traffic Controls for School Zones
  • Utah MUTCD supplement to MUTCD for school zones
  • School Community Councils and Child Access Routing Plan
  • Signs & Pavement markings
  • Proper locations for signs and pavement markings
  • Crossing supervision