split speed limits

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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Round-up: Black Out in a white-out, and a little photo-caption fun

Charles Timbrook's Black Out custom Freightliner encounters some white stuff; and: Professional speeds for professional drivers in reader photo captions.

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New Ill. laws favor truckers

Beginning Jan. 1, truckers and four-wheelers will share a 65 mph speed limit on four-lane highways outside the Chicago area.

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Channel 19

A truck driver running for governor of Alaska, a fictitious rock group and some missing cheese are just some of the featured stories in this dose of trucking humor, oddities and media coverage.

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Cranking up the new year — queue everbody’s favorite Sammy Hagar tune, will you?

With unfortunate toll hikes in New York, haulers got another late Christmas gift with the new year in the implementation of an Illinois state law that raised maximum interstate speed limits, formerly split between 55 and 65 mph for trucks and cars, respectively, to an even 65 for both.

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