legislative panel in Iowa has voted in favor of increasing the interstate
speed limit to 70 mph.
passed the House Transportation Committee by a 11-9 vote March 11,
according to a spokesman at the Legislature. The bill, which has
been retitled HF532, now moves on to the House floor for a vote.
bill would move the speed limit on interstates to 70 mph, but leave
it at 65 mph on non-interstate four-lane divided highways.