There should be sections of interstate with no speed limit.
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http://www.smartmotorist.com... "Speed was a factor in 30 percent (12,477) of all traffic fatalities in 1998, second only to alcohol (39 percent) as a cause of fatal crashes." And that was when there were less cars, the world is making cars at a rate of 59,929,016 per year, and that number is constantly growing. So imagine, with more cars, the more the chance of an accident.
In 1995 in Congress they raised the speed limit to 85 miles an hour on several highways, then the American journal of public health analyzed the effects of the 1995 act, it resulted in a 3.2 percent increase in road fatalities(accidents). Imagine that, by just raising the speed limit hundreds of more people died, so picture what would happen if we gave the people free run on some interstates. Millions of more deaths would happen.
Furthermore this could bring about new changes in in how people drive, and drivers education, as well as how maintained highways are. The accident rate on the Autobahn is consistently lower than many other highway systems, partly because of its better construction, it has a 40 year rating. The US highways have a 20 year rating. Also new laws would come about such as mandatory vehicle inspection every two years. Responsible change is a good thing.
Maybe autobahn has a lower rate of accidents do to its better construction, but maybe instead of giving the people a free wheel, maybe we should just up the mandatory quality of the highways around the world.
Also in your earlier round you stated that some people have the need for speed, and I respect that. But the reason we invented racetracks was so that those people could race
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