Someone had to be the first. Walter Arnold received the first recorded speeding ticket fine when he hit 8 mph in a 2 mph and hour zone. The fine was 1 shilling. The Locomotive Act(UK) passed in 1865 stated that the speed limit on towns was 2mph and 4mph outside of town. In 2013, the WHO (World Health Organisation) published a report on the number of driving fatalities. It indicated that the total was 1.24 million.Of the 182 countries(99% of the world’s population) information received, only 28 countries have thorough road safety laws.
Read the WHO's report here.