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pocketgpsworld.comThe Detroit News has reported that the chairman of a Michigan State Police Committee on Driver Behavior, Thad Peterson, believes that having speed limits that are too low for the road is a major contributor to aggressive driving.

He used changes made along a stretch of Michigan Interstate 496 as an example. He claimed that this section, which accounted for 40 percent of reported incidents of aggressive driving in that particular area, had witnessed a reduction to zero following an increase in the speed limit from 55 mph to 70 mph. He also stated that rush hour congestion and the accident rate had declined as a result.

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Posted on Friday, October 09 @ 14:18:49 UTC by Rob Brady

 
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