Speed limits on several Cayman roads changed Monday, March 7. Most significantly, the limit on West Bay Road/Seven Mile Beach dropped from 40 miles per hour to 25 mph.

Slower traffic may be safer for pedestrians, particularly visitors, and may reduce accidents. It may also cause traffic jams, longer transit times and more difficult entry onto the road.

Is the speed limit change the best thing for everyone, despite potential drawbacks or is it unwarranted, set to create more problems than it solves?

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