A survey from road safety charity Brake has found 78% of the public support the introduction of 20mph zones to residential areas.
Birmingham City Council has released detailed maps of the areas in the city which will be the first to become 20mph speed limits.
A road safety charity, is appealing to drivers to slow down to 20mph or below in communities.
Eighty per cent of people think 20mph speed limits should be made standard on residential streets, according to research by the road safety charity Brake.
The lower speed limits are currently being trialled on a number of roads in Birmingham and they have already been introduced on roads in Nottingham and Leicester.
Pauline Rogers was hit by a driver who failed to see her at a zebra crossing back in 2005.
She is now urging motorists to reduce their speeds.
This comes as part of a campaign which launched today called 'GO 20'.
'GO 20', a speeding campaign, is being launched today to appeal to drivers and authorities in the West Midlands to slow down in community areas.
Pauline Rogers was hit by a car which didn't stop at a zebra crossing back in 2005.
A campaign is being launched today at the start of Road Safety Week appealing to drivers and authorities across the West Midlands to 'GO 20'.
Brake, the road safety charity, is appealing to drivers to slow down to 20mph or below in communities.
The charity is also calling for widespread 20mph speed limits in built up areas.
'GO 20' benefits:
- Fewer casualties
- More walking and cycling
- More active, happier communities
- Less pollution
- Lower public spending