Increasing or Reducing the Speed Limits

The speed limit in the United Kingdom on motorways is 70 mph, which is about 112 kph. It has been at 70 mph for many years and now there is talk of increasing the speed to 80mph, which brings the speed limit more or less in line with speed limits in most European countries. The idea behind increasing the speed limit is that journey times would be shorter and that this would help business and the economy. Continue reading