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Legislature OKs 75 mph limit on rural highways

Legislature OKs 75 mph limit on rural highways


24 HOUR NEWS 8 3 3 THE MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE HAS APPROVED RAISING THE SPEED LIMIT ON SOME STRETCHES OF HIGHWAY TO 75 MILES PER HOUR. 24 HOUR NEWS EIGHT POLITICAL REPORTER RICK ALBIN IS HERE TO TELL US NOT TO PUT THE PEDAL DOWN, JUST YET. RICK? 3 IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST A YEAR OF STUDY AND RECOMMENDATION FROM MICHIGAN STATE POLICE AND M-DOT AND EVEN THEN … IT WON’T BE FOR ALL ROADS IN ALL PLACES. 3 WITH A SPEED LIMIT OF 70 MILES AN HOUR, MICHIGAN IS IS ABOUT AVERAGE COMPARED WITH THE REST OF THE NATION.IT HAS BEEN DECADES SINCE THE FEDERALLY IMPOSED 55 MILE AN HOUR SPEED LIMIT WAS REVOKED AND NOW HOW FAST YOU GO CAN VARY WIDELY FORM STATE TO STATE.SOON IT MAY VARY A LITTLE MORE WITHIN THE STATE IF GOVERNOR SNYDER, AS EXPECTED, SIGNS THE BILL THE LEGISLATURE PASSED IN LAME DUCK.THE LEGISLATURE SAYS ON STRETCHES OF FOUR LANE ROADS THAT 70 MILE AN HOUR LIMIT COULD GO TO 75.TO BE CLEAR IT WOULD NOT BE IN PLACES LIKE THIS.IN CONGESTED MORE URBAN AREA’S THE LIMIT WOULD REMAIN 70 OR BELOW.BUT IN PLACES LIKE THIS … U.S. 131 NORTH OF 14 MILE IN KENT COUNTY FOR EXAMPLE IF M-DOT AND MSP AGREE , YOU MIGHT START SEEING SIGNS THAT LOOK LIKE THIS … BUT AGAIN NOT UNTIL THEY’VE STUDIED THE SITUATION AND NOT UNTIL THEY’VE AGREED IT’S A GOOD IDEATHE LEGISLATURE IS NOT MAKING THIS AN UNLIMITED OFFER EITHER. THE LAW ALLOWS ONLY 600 MILES OF ROADWAY TO BE MOVED TO 75 AFTER PROPER STUDY BUT THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT THAT MANDATES THAT MUCH PAVEMENT TO BE SO DESIGNATED SO IT COULD BE LESS. 3 3 THE ORIGINAL LEGISLATION WOULD HAVE ALLOWED FOR SOME AREA’S TO SEE AN 80 MILE AN HOUR LIMIT.THAT IDEA MET WITH RESISTANCE FROM SOME LAWMAKERS SO THE FINAL LAN PUTS THE

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