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75 mph speed limit proposed for Ohio Turnpike, rural highways

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9595818-mmmainSpeed limits along the Ohio Turnpike and rural freeways in the state would be raised from 70 miles per hour to 75 mph under changes made Monday to the state’s transportation budget bill.

The proposed 75-mph limit would apply to the same stretches of highway in Ohio that had the speed limit raised two years ago…

…[L]awmakers found that the speed-limit increase to 70 mph along rural highways, passed two years ago, “has not caused any problems at all – actually, accidents have gone down.”

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