Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 01:43:27 GMT
From: (Eoin)
Subject: Re: Max speed limit in US?


On Mon, 29 Mar 1999 14:06:49 -0500, "Mike Smith" <kld_msmithnopsamAMearthlink.net> wrote: >The *maximum* speed limit has not been 65 mph for some time now. AFAIK (and >even this could be out of date) states can set whatever maximum speed they >want, but if they want Federal highway funding they have to set the limit at >65 mph. There is no such requirement any more. That's the only requirement there ever was regarding 55-mph. That was not a federal "law," it was purely a(nother) case of the outright blackmail (greymail?) of the states by the federal government. We're free of that now, and we set the limits where we want. --Eoin Addressable as Bullwinkle in the commercial domain of mostlysunny

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