is scheduled for April 7 on a bill in California that would create
a new class of highway with a pre-set speed limit of 45 mph.
place the speed limit on urban, divided and restricted-access
arterial highways. The state’s DOT or local authorities could
increase the speed limit under the bill if the increase was based
on an engineering study showing the speed would be safe. The Assembly
Transportation Committee will hear testimony on the bill April
to The Los Angeles Times, some examples of the roads that would
be covered under the bill include Westlake Boulevard and Lynn
Road in Thousand Oaks, CA.