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Will New 70 MPH Interstate Speeds Cause More Crashes?

On July 1st, ODOT will re-sign certain sections of rural Ohio Interstates. That could result in fewer speeding tickets, but safety advocates say it will make Ohio roadways more dangerous.
April 3, 2013

The speed limit on rural stretches of Ohio interstates will increase July 1st to 70 miles per hour. Governor John Kasich signed the bill into law earlier this week. But higher speeds have reignited debate over safety concerns.