Pennsylvania State Rep.
Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) wants to reduce the speed limit for trucks on interstates
and other major highways in the state. The Keystone State last had split speeds
Marsico plans to introduce
legislation this fall that would establish a maximum speed limit of 55 mph
for vehicles exceeding 9,000 pounds and allow all other vehicles to continue
to cruise at 65 mph.
Marsico told the (Chambersburg)
Public Opinion newspaper that large and heavy commercial vehicles that travel
at "excessive speeds" are extremely dangerous. "I believe the
momentum of such vehicles is too great to permit travel at speeds exceeding
55 mph," he said.
time to lend your expertise on the dangers of speed differentials. To voice
your opinions to Rep. Marsico, call his office at (717) 783-2014.