Re: Repeal of the National Speed Limit Law
"Speed-related" accidents or deaths are generally defined as 'exceeding
the posted limit.' Well, it's not too hard to see that with
unreasonably low limits, the amount of 'speed-related' deaths and
accidents will be high. This is all part of an effort to 'demonize'
speed. The federal government (NHTSA) is starting a "Speed Management"
dis-information program designed to slow you down. They're doing info
commercials, -generou$- ca$h donations to law enforcement agencies to run
speed traps, etc. In CT they gave the CT state cops $750,000 to do
saturation enforcement of 55 earlier this year. Over the memorial day
weekend, they recorded 33% more tickets and 67% more accidents! So much
for "55 saves lives".
People don't realize that there is a vast difference between "speeding"
and "traveling too fast for conditions." You are speeding at 66 mph on I-
90 here in Wisconsin, but at the same time you're not traveling too fast
for conditions (usually), so you're hardly being dangerous by exceeding
the limit. HOwever, you can be traveling 40 mph on that same road and
be traveling too fast for conditions. Snowstorm anyone? Maybe rain or
You can help put an end to this persecution of motorists. The National
Motorists Association is the only organization fighting to preserve
Join the NMA! $29/yr. 800-882-2785
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