70 mph http://peoriapublicradio.org en Law to increase the speed limit heads to Governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/law-increase-speed-limit-heads-governor <p></p><div>The Illinois House has votes to raise Illinois' top speed limit to 70 miles-per-hour.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Currently, cars and trucks are limited to 65 miles-an-hour on most Illinois highways.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Thu, 23 May 2013 11:53:20 +0000 Denise Molina & Brian Mackey 6072 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Law to increase the speed limit heads to Governor Senate approves raising the speed limit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/senate-approves-raising-speed-limit <p></p><div>Lawmakers are giving serious consideration to raising the speed limit on most Illinois highways. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky has more.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fastest a car is supposed to go in Illinois is 65 miles an hour. Drivers could legally accelerate to 70 under a measure approved by the state Senate.</span></p></div><div> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:06:39 +0000 Denise Molina 4493 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Senate approves raising the speed limit