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Energy Crisis / Speed Cut #23994

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1973
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(Studio) President plans to cut speed limits to 50 mph. across country to save gasoline. New Jersey Turnpike among 1st to follow President' suggestion. Speeds on turnpike posted on electric signs. Trucking industry opposes President' plans to cut speeds.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) Truckers request exemption from 50 mph. speed limits. Reasons outlined. [SpectorFreight Systems Robert FRANCO - hopes truckers may have size and weight restrictions changed.] 80% of United States freight moved by truck; curtailment of trucks because of fuel shortage to hurt economy
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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