494 Blog Posts From the Speed Limits Tag


Arkansas DOT accepts 75 mph request

After some delay Arkansas DOT acceded to a legislative request to raise the speed limit to 75. The speed limit proposal is open to comment by state residents (only) until December 13. Stripped of irrelevant material the 33 page speed limit report has five pages of content. One graph says the average speed on rural […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: October 30, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: October 30, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Transit subsidies seem to be a bust– –9th Circuit upholds speeding stop in non-existent work zone– –CO court denies public right to vote on RLCs– Friday, October 27, 2017 Report: Billions In Subsidies Fail To Save Transit The $1.1 trillion in federal, state and local government dollars handed to public […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Will a Gas Tax hike be considered— –Green Groups push automakers on CAFÉ Standards— –Chao says Tax Reform first, then Infrastructure— –Automakers fight for NAFTA— –CO Court denies public vote on RLCs— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Traffic Calming kicked out of Play del Rey, CA— –Interstate VMT Tax test a go in CA/OR— –Japan’s Kobe Steel Scandal heats up— –DOJ creates Watchdog for CAF— –Nearly 4.1 Autos in Total Recalled this week— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News […]

The Strictly Enforced State

When I hit the state line the speed limit changed from 65 to 75. The road was the same, but the DOT director was different. Oklahoma DOT ignores the law requiring speed limits to be justified by engineering studies. Texas DOT exercised its discretionary authority to raise most of West Texas from 70 to 75. […]