Re: Repeal of the National Speed Limit Law
In article <dpletcheDBLEtx.vI@netcom.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org (David Pletcher)
> In article <email@example.com>, AAPR RB <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >Assuming that all traffic will stay at the same average speed even with an
> >increase in posted speed limit and without adjusting to the newer speed
> >over time is unsound logic and psychology.
> It was also the conclusion of a reputable study performed by one of
> the federal highway agencies. I don't have the reference, but
> hopefully one of the other posters will oblige by posting it.
> Ignoring the results of this study just because it disagrees with
> your intuition is unsound logic and psychology too.
> -- David Pletcher
The study, "Effects of Raising and Lowering Speed Limits", Report
No. FHWA-RD-92-084, October 1992, is available at:
Dan Howell <email@example.com>