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If you're like most Iowans, you probably hit one of our Interstate highways or four-lane freeways at least once every couple of weeks, if not more often. And for those of us who spend a lot of time on the rural freeways, there's nothing more frustrating than dragging along at 65 miles an hour when just across the state line almost anywhere -- Nebraska, Minnesota, or Missouri included -- the limits are at least 5 miles an hour higher.
Tonight we'll talk about bringing Iowa's speed limits up to par with the rest of the Midwest. Think you
2002 Iowa DOT Report on Iowa Speed Limits
National Motorists Association, a group that favors higher speed limits
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a group opposing higher speed limits
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