Connecticut legislator has introduced a bill to create a split speed
limit in the state.
bill, HB5982, introduced by Rep. Brian O’Connor, D-Westbrook, would
cut the speed limit for tractor-trailers from 65 mph to 55 mph.
The General Assembly’s Web site said the bill’s purpose was “to
reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents involving tractor-trailers
and to improve safety on our highways.”
bill is now in the Joint Committee on Transportation, where a public
hearing was held Feb. 24. A spokeswoman at the General Assembly
said no further action has been taken on the bill.