|Florida Senate OKs 75 mph speed limits|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — Speed limits on Florida highways could be raised from 70 to 75 mph under a bill the Senate passed Thursday despite concerns from opponents that roads would become more dangerous.
Speed limits won’t be raised automatically, but the bill (SB 392) would allow the Department of Transportation to increase them if it deems appropriate.
The department could also raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on rural, four-lane divided highways and up to 65 mph on other roads.
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