Drive Against 55

April 1981
Time;4/27/1981, Vol. 117 Issue 17, p32
The article reports that several states in the Western U.S. are proposing bills to circumvent the current speed limit of 55 metre per hour. The Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act which was passed in 1974 made 55, the national speed limit. In Nevada, the Governor signed a bill that makes speeders caught at more than 70 will give 5 dollars as energy wasting fine. According to the National Safety Council, Nevadans face high risks on their highways and their automobile death rates are highest.


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