80 MPH On Some Nevada Highways Is Now Legal… Good Or Bad Idea?


It’s been a long time since Sammy Hagar penned I Can’t Drive 55, now Nevada joins South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah allowing people to drive 80 mph in mostly rural areas.  National Motorists Association said fatalities didn’€™t spike when other states raised the limit, partly because drivers spend less time on the road.

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  1. The reality is raising the speed limit only legalizes what is already going on. And not just in rural areas. Right now on any freeway in Los Angeles, a lot of the traffic is driving 80 mph and more (and quite often in the “slow lane”).

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