HB20-1178

# Increase Speed Limit On Certain Rural Highways

Concerning increasing the speed limit on rural state highways where it is safe to do so, and, in connection therewith, directing the department of transportation to identify these highways.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Speed regulations - identification of rural highways where the speed limit may be safely raised. The act requires the department of transportation to study relevant and appropriate state highways in rural areas of the state for the purpose of identifying portions of rural state highways where the speed limit can be raised without endangering public safety. On or before March 1, 2021, the department shall complete its study. The department shall include a summary of the study in the department's next annual report to the legislative committees of reference.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)