Tennessee county drops truck, four-wheeler speed limits

| 2/6/2007

With the state's permission, Sullivan County in northeastern Tennessee is dropping the speed limit for trucks on Interstates 81 and 26 from 70 mph to 55 mph.

Additionally, the speed limit for four-wheelers will go from 70 mph to 65 mph.

According to The Associated Press, the county - which is located in the extreme northeastern corner of the state - is reducing the speeds in an attempt to comply with EPA guidelines on ozone levels.