What conditions influence speed limits?

The following conditions may influence speed limits:

- Atypical traffic characteristics because of particular land use or other conditions
- Road design elements substantially above or below what are atypical
- Prevailing speeds consistently higher or lowers than the statutory speed limit
- Transition between rural and urban areas on major highways
- Schools or other significant pedestrian traffic areas
- Road construction activity
- Frequent collisions in which speed is a contributing factor
- Unusual or unanticipated conditions

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