V12. Motor Vehicle Posted/Statutory Speed Limit

Definition:

The posted/statutory speed limit for the motor vehicle at the time of the crash. The authorization may be indicated by the posted speed limit, blinking sign at construction zones, etc.

Element Attributes:

Posted/Statutory Value (miles per hour)
Not Applicable
Unknown

Rationale:

Important for evaluation purposes (even though the speed of the motor vehicle at the time of the crash may differ significantly from the authorized speed limit).