2011-09-25 04:26:46UK planning to raise speed limit to 'help economy'!
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Perhaps they want to help undertakers and claims lawyers? So much for the governments commitment to carbon limits!  Or perhaps it is a crafty way of raising more revenue?

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Motorway speed limit will rise to 80mph in a bid to boost economy
By Ray Massey

Last updated at 9:03 AM on 24th September 2011

 Motorway speed limits will rise to 80mph to shorten journey times and help boost the economy.  Police and authorities currently turn a blind eye to most motorists who drive at this speed, and they are rarely prosecuted.  But a review of road safety is expected to conclude that the increase from the current 70mph limit should be made official.

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