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Bills in eight states would alter speed limits

Bills in eight states would alter speed limits

Land Line
FEBRUARY 25, 2020
Keith Goble

Elected officials in states from coast to coast continue to discuss possible changes to speed limit rules. Legislators in multiple states are pursuing the enactment of speed limit differentials for cars and trucks.

California

If one California state lawmaker gets his way, the state would do away with speed limit differentials.

Currently, smaller vehicles traveling in the state are allowed to drive 65 mph – 70 mph in certain locations – while large vehicles are limited to 55 mph.

Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Fairfield, is behind a bill to authorize tractor-trailers and buses to travel at the same posted speeds as motorists.

Frazier’s bill, AB1999, is in the Assembly Transportation Committee... FULL ARTICLE

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