Illinois speed limit http://peoriapublicradio.org en Gov. Quinn not ready to back raising the speed limit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-quinn-not-ready-back-raising-speed-limit <p></p><div>This week, Senators gave their okay to raising the speed limit on Illinois highways, but Governor Pat Quinn isn't so sure. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Drivers could legally put the pedal to the metal a BIT more under a measure recently approved by the state Senate. Cars could go 70 miles an hour on most interstates and </span>tollways<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, rather than 65.</span></div><div> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:44:45 +0000 Denise Molina 4612 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. Quinn not ready to back raising the speed limit 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