Could We See 70 MPH Speed Limits in PA?

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From the Inquirer: “Following a national trend, Pennsylvania drivers would be legally permitted to drive 70 miles per hour on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and other interstate highways, under a proposal made Friday by state Sen. Joseph Scarnati (R., Jefferson).”

PA, in case you haven’t been following the speed limit, sets the law at 65 mph and 55 mph in cities. (And given the regular accidents on the Schuylkill and Kelly Drive, let’s keep it that way in Philly.) Elsewise, a new slogan is in order. Joseph Scarnati: a Republican Philly can abide by! Unless our Quaker tendencies get the best of us, that is.

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