Re: Repeal of the National Speed Limit Law

In article <3sn0f2$6o@elaine27.Stanford.EDU>,
Balaji Ramanathan <raman@ganymede.its.uci.edu> wrote:

>As a transportation engineer, I know that there have been
>no credible studies that actually link speed limits to highway
>fatalities  (actually speed does not kill, it is speed differential
>that kills).

Actually, I think it's speed differential plus Americans' refusal
to follow a slow-traffic-keep-right/pass-only-on-the-left protocol.
The result is a lot more chaotic, high-speed lane jockeying than
you will find in Europe, where such a protocal is the custom if not
the law.

John Reece
Not an Intel spokesman