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The York Daily Record probes school bus speeds and the speeds of all traffic in school zones. Reporters rented radar guns and tested speeds on various roads around York County, Pa. (June 7 - Dec. 2, 1996)
S.F. Weekly found that of the 17,964 tankers and freighters that entered the bay between 1990 and 1994, 132 were involved in accidents or near misses of some sort. And 43 lost power or steering or both. Of these, 15 were tankers. It is this group that is causing controversy over tug escort and speed limits. (June 14 - 20, 1995)
Journal Tribune (Biddeford, Maine) article shows how Maine State Police tampered with collection of speed data to conceal the state's poor record in enforcing the 55 mph speed limit, which is related to allocation of federal highway funds, Dec. 20, 1984.
Tags: Burnett ME highways