Soon You Might Be Able to Drive Faster in 16 States
Among them, Florida and Georgia are considering upping speed limits from 65 mph to 70 mph. The former will seek DOT approval first, while the latter will look into traffic studies before making its decision final. Other states, such as Wyoming and Utah can go as high as 80 mph, but for Wyoming the change would only apply to truckers. Regular vehicles can expect to see 75 mph speed limits after evaluation of the state’s highways. New York, Mississippi and Missouri are also working on proposals allowing all vehicles to drive as high as 75 mph within state lines.
A growing trend among state lawmakers seem to be an increased reliance on the opinion of experts from transportation departments.
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