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New Year, New Laws for Illinois Citizens

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

There's a new batch of laws in effect for 2014 that'll affect your driving, talking, tanning and more. Our list of the day covers the 10 most talked about.

Activist Group Changes The Speed Limit In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York

Members of "Right of Way," a street safety activist group, installed a series of guerilla speed limit signs in Brooklyn Saturday. The signs, which rea...

Can't Drive 55? New Highway May Set U.S. Record For Highest Posted Speed Limit

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, June 7 (Reuters) - A stretch of highway under construction in Texas could be the first U.S. road to have a...

How Fast Can Birds Fly? New Study Shows Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

The Northern Goshawk is nature's little speed-demon. It zooms through forests in search of prey, while constantly dodging tree-tops and underbrush. Ho...

Is 25 MPH Too Fast? D.C. Council Considers Lower Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Council is considering a new measure to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists on city streets: Reduced speed limits. The ...

City To Employ 'Skeleton' Signs As Warning To Speeders

Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, New York City will display new digital boards letting drivers know they're exceeding the speed limit, a com...

Texas Speed Limit May Reach 85

AOL | Posted 06.10.2011 | Travel

Speedy drivers may find safe haven in Texas, which is considering raising its speed limit to a whopping 85 mph in some areas. At 80 mph, Texas' spe...

Israel Nieves Arrested While Driving 5 MPH In 40 MPH Zone With Child Passenger: PCP Found

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

FARMINGTON, Conn. — A 39-year-old driver was pulled over in Farmington this weekend where police said he was doing 5 mph in a 40 mph zone. Polic...