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Texas Ups Speed Limit To 85 Miles Per Hour

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Image credit CC AJSmith One might think that in an era of dependence on foreign sources of gasoline, and the wars being fought in oil-rich countries like Iraq or Libya, that it might be in everyone's interest to use a little bit less of the stuff. Or that we should perhaps be reducing our output of greenhouse gases a bit because it is getting awfully hot and dry in Texas. Or one might even give a thought to the fact that in an era of rising health care costs, measures that reduced the carnage on the roads might be welcome. But not in Texas, where they are considering the raising of the speed limit to 85 MPH.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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