Speed limits outside Cleveland will h...

Speed limits outside Cleveland will hit 70 mph on July 1

There are 12 comments on the The Plain Dealer story from May 22, 2013, titled Speed limits outside Cleveland will hit 70 mph on July 1. In it, The Plain Dealer reports that:

Signs showing a 70 mph speed limit, posted on the Ohio Turnpike since 2011, will be coming soon to stretches of Ohio's interstates.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Plain Dealer.

Clueless

Beachwood, OH

#1 May 22, 2013
Thanks. Now people will have to slow down.
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#2 May 22, 2013
Nope. If the speed limit is 70, that means people will drive 75 to 80.

“Hi-Yo Silver! Away!”

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#3 May 22, 2013
If anybody thinks anyone will slow down in the urban areas after July 1, they are completely nuts.
Zoe

Circleville, OH

#4 May 22, 2013
I wouldn't drive through Cleveland at less than 70 mph, faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. Cleveland is a cesspool!
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#5 May 22, 2013
Zoe wrote:
I wouldn't drive through Cleveland at less than 70 mph, faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. Cleveland is a cesspool!
Nobody will bother you here unless you go into the ghetto itself. In Ohio, we are armed and ready to use our firearms if needed.

Since: Oct 12

Cattaraugus, NY

#6 Jul 25, 2013
Zoe wrote:
I wouldn't drive through Cleveland at less than 70 mph, faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. Cleveland is a cesspool!
I agree. Originally lived in Cleveland. The freeways are a death trap and an absolute cesspool.

Since: Oct 12

Cattaraugus, NY

#7 Jul 25, 2013
Now you'll be able to be somewhere about 5-10 minutes earlier. However, consider the extra fuel used and especially the extra cost. One thing which I haven't noticed in any article about the new speed limit is the increase in taxes which Ohio will be collecting. More fuel used = more fuel purchased = more taxes collected!
Enzyte Bob

Garden City, MI

#8 Jul 25, 2013
Metro Cleveland is a good to great place. Just like Metro Detroit. City of Cleveland should follow Detroit into being refarmed.
Enzyte Bob

Garden City, MI

#9 Jul 25, 2013
Frugalady wrote:
Now you'll be able to be somewhere about 5-10 minutes earlier. However, consider the extra fuel used and especially the extra cost. One thing which I haven't noticed in any article about the new speed limit is the increase in taxes which Ohio will be collecting. More fuel used = more fuel purchased = more taxes collected!
10 minutes coming and going is a significant chunk of your day. it is even more relevant driving to Florida where you can shave an hour or two from your trip.
Enzyte Bob

Garden City, MI

#10 Jul 25, 2013
Just as an aside, people need to stop thinking of cities and think of metro areas. Detroit is only about 1/3 of Wayne County and 700,000 people. Metro Detroit is 8 or 9 counties and about 4,000,000 people. Some parts of metro Detroit rival any place else in the US for wealth.
sidekick

Galloway, OH

#11 Jul 25, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
Just as an aside, people need to stop thinking of cities and think of metro areas. Detroit is only about 1/3 of Wayne County and 700,000 people. Metro Detroit is 8 or 9 counties and about 4,000,000 people. Some parts of metro Detroit rival any place else in the US for wealth.
Don't get hey now all riled up.

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#12 Jul 25, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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Nobody will bother you here unless you go into the ghetto itself. In Ohio, we are armed and ready to use our firearms if needed.
I agree. Although I don't live any where near Cleveland, the bad element is spilling into the beautiful suburbs, house by house.
I'm ready.....

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