Michigan House of Reps Votes to Raise Speed Limit
Your trips up north may be getting a bit faster. The Michigan House of Representatives narrowly approved a speed limit hike on rural stretches and northern roads from 70 to 75 mph. The Senate still needs to approve it before it becomes effective. Click here to see the full story.
The Lansing to Flint I-69 will see an increase if the Senate approves. Making the Governor's commute to Flint a bit quicker. Some of the roads in the north will get a bump to 60 mph.
Also, they changed the point system. Currently, if you get a ticket for 5 mph over the speed limit, 2 points goes on your license raising your insurance rate. If the Senate approves, that will change to just one point. Violations over 15 mph would be assessed 2 points.