Town Changes Name from “Speed” to “Speedkills” Mike Richard February 22, 2011 Australia, What We're Reading 1 Comment Names can matter, thinks one Australian town named Speed — which renamed itself “Speedkills” in an effort to promote road safety. Wow. There’s a group of 45 people who really like speed limits. More via Reuters. One Response Tweets that mention Town Changes Name from â€œSpeedâ€ to â€œSpeedkillsâ€ -- Topsy.com February 22, 2011 [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Vagabondish.com, Global Museum. Global Museum said: MusTrav Town Changes Name from â€œSpeedâ€ to â€œSpeedkillsâ€: Names can matter, thinks one Australian town named Speed… http://bit.ly/fqamUb [...] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. 9 − six = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.