(Part of the Reasonable Drivers Unanimous site)
In summary they are generally set too low. Not only on interstates but
almost every road known in existence. An intense federal study
proves just that. Speed limits should be set at the prevailing speed of traffic or
The NMA's Model Speed Zoning Law
A set of standards that address the true problem by catching dangerous speeders and
leaving safe speeders alone.
Effects of Raising and Lowering Speed Limits
A study that finds low speed limits are irrelevant!
They Say Speed Kills: We ask, 'How do you know?'
An excellent article by Car & Driver.
Speed Related Argument Database
A database that will help you disprove almost anything
that the insurance companies or the like can throw at you.
Discussion Papers on Speed Limits and related issues
A lot of useful info touching on almost every major question.
Lying with Science
So you think those "speed kills" studies are valid? Think again!
Did the 65 mph Speed Limit Save Lives?
Yes, when you look at the big picture.
States' Attitudes Toward Speed Limits
What states' new speed limits will be now the the NMSL is a goner,
what their limits use to be and more!
Do Speed Limits Matter?
Yes, they generate pointless traffic tickets, undeserved insurance surcharges
and they disrupt
traffic flow, among other things.
The Facade Crumbles
The argument that speeders have more accidents no longer holds water.
The Edge of the Wedge for Photo Radar
"Although most people remain opposed ... if the idea is packaged right, it can be sold"
Montana: The Great Experiment
An exclusive by me.
A legal Civil
Others positions on Speed Limits
State DOT Studies
Speed Limit News
Takes on Speed Limits
Speed Limit Enemies
Law and Driving in Other Countries
CNN's Coverage of the NMSL Repeal
- Speed Limit Rhetoric
Plays Fast and Loose with Facts
- It's Only
Speeding If You Get Caught
Rick Finley (Nov 29, 1995)
- Why the speed limit has nothing to do with speeds
(Car & Driver, Jan96)
- Speeding tickets: merely a tax on getting there
(Car & Driver, Dec95)
- Widely Ignored 55-MPH Limit May Be Junked
Nichole M Christian (Wall Street Journal)
- Driving in the USA
Guest Editor by Dr. Bernhard Haisch
- Clocking the 55 mph Debate
(Washington Times, June 7, 1995)
- Why Do We Still Have to Drive 55?
(Washington Times, June 20, 1995)
- Please Call Me a Professional Speeder
(November/December 1992 NMA News)
- Free the speed slaves (The Steering Column)
(Car & Driver, Nov93, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p9, 1p, 1c)
- Paying the Speeding Tax (Right of Way)
(Motor Trend, April 1994, p8, 1p)
- The Apathy of The Motorized Majority
(Car & Driver, Jun94, Bol. 40 Issue 1, p29, 1p, 1c)
- Auto Insurance: Figures Don't Lie, But Liars Figure
(Car & Driver, Mar94, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p20, 2p, 1c)
- Looking For Running Room
(Car & Driver, Sep93, Vol 39, Issue 3, p16, 1p, 1c)
- It's Time to Dump the 55, Or Take on Our National Speed Limit, Please
(Road & Track, Nov 94, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p32, 3p, 1c)
Other Related Articles
- How to Lie with Statistics
(NMA News, January/February 1995)
- Inside Edition Expose
Police Speed and Inside Edition Proved it.
(NMA News, January/February 1992)
- IIHS Plants Seed for Speed Limiters
(NMA News, November/December 1993)
- One of the Top 10 Ways to Toss Away Money: Speeding
Gives fines for all the states and a brief location of a few
(Money, Jun94, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p14, 4p, 1 chart, 2c)
- Defend Your Right To Drive
Survey on various traffic laws of the states and a few Canadian
(Motor Trend, Jun88, p109 7p, 1c)
- Let's Raise the Speed Limit to 100 mph & A Responsible 100-mph Speed Limit
A proposal for a Super License that will allow qualified drivers
to go 100mph.
(Car & Drive: Sep89, p8 and Oct89, p12)
- Apoplexy On Demand
Patrick Bedard gives the 10 reasons why the speed limit should
be 100mph. He has a few good points but most of them are silly and/or impractical.
(Car & Driver, January, 1993, p20-21)
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