speed limits

Michigan to begin increasing speed limits on 1,500 miles of highway

Michigan to begin increasing speed limits on 1,500 miles of highway

The Michigan DOT, along with Michigan State Police, found 900 miles of non-freeway state highways to increase the speed limit for trucks to 55 miles per hour, and 600 miles of interstate highways to 65 miles per hour for trucks.

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North Dakota contemplating 80-mph speed limit

North Dakota contemplating 80-mph speed limit

How fast is fast enough? Revisiting the question in light of a potential boost in speed limits to 80 mph in North Dakota, and more on Trump's two-for-one out/in regulatory order ...

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Mailbag: One operator’s ‘hairy’ trip speed-limited at 65, more views on limiter mandate proposal

In response to recent polling, the largest share of reader respondents object to any speed limiter mandate. A larger share of responses considered together, though, favor speed settings well above the speeds the DOT analyzed within the proposed rule's text. More voices on the proposed mandate in this podcast.

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Texas Trucking Association president calls for speed limit reduction

And readers sound off on speed in the wake of South Dakota's early-April introduction of an 80-mph top speed limit.

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It’s the little things, like Google

It's the little things, like Google

Not rocket science: Allow small things to go faster than large things... they'll explode into stardust when they hit the large things.

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Bill introduced in Missouri would boost state top speed limit

Bill introduced in Missouri would boost state top speed limit

Bill H.B. 295 was introduced by Rep. Mike Kelley in the Missouri state house to boost the maximum speed limit possible within the state's borders from 70 to 75 miles per hour.

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ATA asks Texas to reconsider 85 mph highway

ATA asks Texas to reconsider 85 mph highway

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Texas Transportation Commission to reverse its decision to allow vehicles to travel 85 miles per hour on a privately-managed stretch of State Highway 130.

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85 mph speed limit on the horizon?

85 mph speed limit on the horizon?

Two weeks ago, Texas Department of Transportation officials told media sources of a feasibility study to consider an 85 mph speed limit on State Highway 130.

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The Denton, Texas, museum we did not visit

Expediters can be called to work on a moment's notice. Tourist plans today got scrapped when that happened to us.

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Kansas speed limit rises to 75

Beginning July 1, speed limits on divided four-lane highways in Kansas will increase to 75 mph from 70.

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