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Raising Illinois' Speed Limits--A Good Thing, or A Dangerous Idea?
Raising Illinois' Speed Limits--A Good Thing, or A Dangerous Idea?
In August of 2013, then-Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation that raised the speed limit on rural interstates to 70 mph, despite opposition from the Illinois Department of Transportation, state police and leading roadway safety organizations, who feared increased mayhem on the highways, especially between cars and trucks. Now, we're looking at raising those limits again.

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