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MICHIGAN SPEED LIMITS
Michiganspeedlimits.org is a citizen-run organization focused on how speed limits are set in Michigan, and the effects of car speeds on the safety of drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
The Economics of Setting Speed Limits
How it's figured depends on your perspective.
Are traffic fines revenue-generators that hurt the poor? Check out the National Motorists Association link to local "speed traps."
You can be paying a dollar more per gallon to drive faster. To calculate, go to this U.S. Dept of Energy webpage and click on What is the Speed Penalty for my Vehicle?
Fuel Economy (mpg)
From the U.S. Dept of Energy
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