Toll charges can rack up over time, especially if you live in certain areas of the country with heavily taxed thoroughfares. You can spend a hefty amount of cash in a given month simply for the privilege of driving to and from work. Now, to be fair, those tolls maintain our roads and we know our infrastructure certainly needs as much help as it can get. Still, some folks are sick and tired of paying tolls, and one man in Florida found a James Bond-esque way around the situation. CHECK OUT: Hennessey HPE600 Corvette Rips Down Texas Toll Road At 200 MPH: Video A man named Joshua West thought he...
Texas Green-Lights The 85 MPH Speed Limit
On August 30, the Texas Transportation Commission voted to approve a speed limit of 85 miles per hour on a 41-mile stretch of toll road linking Austin and San Antonio. While most drivers welcome the new speed limit as a way of getting from point A to point B more expeditiously (at the cost of...Kurt Ernst
Texas Highway Could Be First In U.S. With 85 MPH Speed Limit
Modern cars are faster, more fuel-efficient, safer and more nimble than their counterparts of decades past, yet modern highway speed limits fail to take this into consideration. Given the poor condition of many U.S. highways, combined with the distracted drivers using them (and the general...Kurt Ernst