2011-09-25 04:26:46UK planning to raise speed limit to 'help economy'!


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?


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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