Speeds on Georgia interstates could increase

ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives have passed a measure that could allow faster travel steeps on interstates throughout Georgia.

Under House Bill 774, which passed the state House this week by a 157-7 margin, top speeds on Georgia interstates might increase from 65 m.p.h. to 70 m.p.h. The measure now heads to the state Senate.

According to CBS Atlanta, a traffic study would be required before the speed limits are actually increased. And, even if the bill is passed into law, there is no guarantee speed limits will actually increase.

http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/24626343/georgia-house-votes-to-raise-speed-limits-on-urban-interstates

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