Speed limit


House OKs Speed Limit Boost to 70 mph on Maryland Highways

A push to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on Maryland highways has cleared another hurdle.


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Md. Senate OKs Speed Limit Boost to 70 on State Highways

The Maryland Senate has voted to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on state highways.


A new law has lowered the speed limit on Virginia's unpaved roads to 35 miles per hour. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Speed Limit on Unpaved Roads Lowered in Virginia

A 35 mph speed limit is now in effect on unpaved roads across Virginia.


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70-MPH Speed Limit Bill Won’t Advance to Senate

Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a measure allowing 70-mph speed limits on expressways and interstate highways, but the bill apparently won’t receive a Senate vote.


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70-mph Speed Limit Gets House Approval in Maryland

The House has unanimously passed a measure to raise the maximum highway speed limit from 65 mph to 70.


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Beltway Express Lanes Get Speed Limit Boost

The speed limit is going up on the Capital Beltway’s Express Lanes in northern Virginia.


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DC Raising Speed Limits on Major Commuter Routes

Washington Mayor Vincent Gray is raising the speed limits on several major commuter routes. Gray announced he would raise the speed limits after a study with automated speed cameras showed the speed limits could be increased without impacting safety.