This proposal would have raised the maximum speed limit of 80 miles per hour and a minimum of 40 miles per hour on interstate highways. NDFB Public Policy Director Pete Hanebutt says this bill had implications for agriculture. “Granted, most agriculture people are not too worried about interstate travel with big equipment, but there are certain situations like a farmer who farms in both Burleigh and Morton counties who cannot cross the river without crossing the interstate bridge.” Hanebutt says that is one example where a minimum speed limit of 40 miles per hour would be problem.
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