Stories tagged: speed limits
Thu., March 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Neighborhood residents have been asking the city to address speeding on residential roads after a new state law was passed giving local governments more authority to set speed limits. One …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Idaho would crack down on slowpokes in freeway fast lanes, under legislation that cleared a divided House Transportation Committee on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Idaho would no longer have lower speed limits for commercial trucks on its highways and interstates, under legislation introduced Monday at the request of House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer, R-Meridian.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
If Gov. Butch Otter signs on, Idahoans could go up to 15 mph over the speed limit while passing on a two-lane highway without risking a speeding ticket. The change …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Washington lawmakers considering 75 mph speed limit on parts of I-90, but state officials warn them against it
Lawmakers have a chance to set a 75 mph speed limit for parts of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington, but state officials said “don’t do it.”
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
School districts have recently cracked down on vaccinations, and while they can’t compel parents to take their kids in for shots, they have been more assertive about requesting up-to-date records.
Sun., June 26, 2016
Speed limits near parks have dropped to 20 mph, and there’s always a period of adjustment for drivers. But slowing down can be the difference between life and death.
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
OLYMPIA – Washington’s speed limit could rise to 75 mph under proposals being considered by the Legislature. One bill to raise highway speed limits was fast-tracked through a House committee …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015, 8:50 p.m.
OLYMPIA – Washington’s speed limit could rise to 75 mph under proposals being considered by the Legislature.
Sat., July 5, 2014
BOISE – When Idaho lawmakers voted to boost the state’s top speed limit to 80 mph, the focus fell on Southern Idaho where interstate highways link with Utah’s similarly wide, …
Sun., March 25, 2012
BOISE – The Idaho Legislature has created its own $200,000 legal defense fund, to be controlled by House Speaker Lawerence Denney and Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill. The surprise appropriation, …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2012
BOISE – On a 5-4 vote, an Idaho Senate committee Thursday killed legislation to allow big trucks to drive 75 mph on the state’s freeways, just like cars. Senate Transportation …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2012
BOISE – Big trucks could drive 75 mph on Idaho’s freeways, just like cars, under legislation introduced in the state Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday at the behest of its chairman, …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2012, 1:15 p.m.
Big trucks could drive 75 on Idaho’s freeways, just like cars, under legislation introduced in the state Senate Transportation Committee today at the behest of its chairman, Sen. Jim Hammond, …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2011
Most members of the Spokane Valley City Council seemed to be in agreement Tuesday that the speed limit on Mission Avenue between Flora and Barker roads should be lowered from …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2011
No one got what they wanted Tuesday when the Spokane Valley City Council voted on how much money to give social service and economic development agencies, but nearly everyone who …
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
Speed limits will be changing on several streets after a unanimous vote by the Spokane Valley City Council Tuesday. Parents requested lower school zone limits near North Pines Middle School …