70 MPH Speed Limit Met with Mixed Reviews Locally

- Rockford-70 mile per hour signs have started popping up around the area. Starting January 1st a new state law increased the maximum speed on rural interstate highways from 65 MPH to 70 MPH. Officials are still reminding motorist to not drive the higher speed limits unless a new sign is posted.

Eyewitness News spoke with local drivers, and they have mixed reviews on the higher speed limit.

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