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Higher Speed limit could bring higher risk to Oklahoma roads

Higher Speed limit could bring higher risk to Oklahoma roads

OKCFox.com
by Mckenna Eubank
Friday, April 19th 2019

Oklahoma City, Okla — Increased speed and increased risk, but Oklahomans still say they want to drive faster on roads.

Governor Stitt just signed this speed limit change into law and we have your back this evening with why studies show, the increase could come at a cost.

Over twenty-five years 37,000 people have died.

That's according to a new study by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety who say speed limit increases have proved to be deadly in states around the nation.

The institute highlights 2017, saying 1,934 people would still be alive today if speed limits were lower... FULL ARTICLE

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