POLL: If any, what top speed should the speed limiter rule require?

| August 31, 2016
15 comments
CarlArt
CarlArt

If you get 3 speeding tickets you should have your truck cut back

JasonMartin1
JasonMartin1

The problem is inexperienced drivers in 4 wheelers and trucks. All it will do is cause more Jersey sweeps, and trucks being cut off , in turn more accidents caused by cars , si invest in a good dash cam #CYA

Brez2016
Brez2016

Politicians and bureaucrats bought and paid off by the big trucking companies. Safety my ass - made up conjectures with no related corroborating data.

My name here
My name here

How about enforcing the posted speed limit before setting a governor to do it. I don't think that anyone drives the speed limit anymore. Just imagine how much they could make on speeding tickets.

Lightning Express
Lightning Express

All that this will cause is more trucks that running 65.01 trying to pass to pass another one that runs 65.

This will cause a lot of road rage and there will be more people who will slam there brakes in front of trucks just to cause a dangerous situation especially in rural areas where there aren't any police around.

Indian Outlaw
Indian Outlaw

If trucks are governed, the four wheelers should be governed at the same speed, same speed for everyone

Jpearson
Jpearson

If you work for a big company.. Let them limit the speed.. If you dont work for a company.. The speed limit and the police are the speed limiters.. We dont need any more regulations... This is not Canada.. 

rbeck655
rbeck655

Use gps to govern to the speed limit of the road you're on. My Rand knows the correct speed limit 90 percent of the time.

110dstout
110dstout

I'm happy with my 72 mph right now on the east coast, but if I was in Texas I would want 77 mph because the speed limit is 75 mph. Of course I would want better tires at 77 mph, but I could deal with 75 mph in Texas.

DougCrawford
DougCrawford

65 IN THE EAST 75 OR 80 IN THE WESTERN RURAL AREAS.
 If you know how to drive it shouldnt be a problem....

LesWillis
LesWillis

Just so we can educate the masses----

Congress lifted all federal speed limit controls in the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995, returning all speed limit determination authority to the states effective December 8, 1995. Several states immediately reverted to already existing laws. For example, most Texas rural limits that were above 55 mph (90 km/h) in 1974 immediately reverted to 70 mph (115 km/h), causing some legal confusion before the new signs were posted. Montana reverted to non-numerical speed limits on most rural highways, although its legislature adopted 75 mph (120 km/h) as a limit in 1999. Hawaii was the last state to raise its speed limit when, in response to public outcry after an experiment withtraffic enforcement cameras in 2002, it raised the maximum speed limit on parts of Interstates H-1 and H-3 to 60 mph (95 km/h).[35]

Despite the repeal of federal speed limit controls, 2011 maximum speed limits were, on average, lower than in 1974:[36]

  • States with same speed limit as pre-1974: 25[b]
  • States with higher speed limit than pre-1974: 8
  • States with lower speed limits than pre-1974: 17[c]The introduction to 70 or 75 mph speed limits was in effect that year. The introduction to 80 mph limits was in about 2005, and Texas introduced 85 (140) in 2011.

stardust1777
stardust1777

leave the speed of trucks alone!  i see first off everyday where governed trucks that can't run

highway speeds,..does not stop them from speeding, there just doing it in very unsafe places

where there truck will actually go faster than the posted speed!..ie construction zones, school

zones, and secondary highways, and streets!  just where you have to use the most caution, there

speeding right by and when you get back where its far safer to go fast, there still going the same

speed!  and what about  the drivers that slow down and speed up, can't seem to run with any consitancy, you swing out to pass them, they speed up and here we go for the next 20 miles, side by side, with a backup of pist off motorist, trying to pass on the shoulders!  this is going to get very ugly fast!!!!!!!!