CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) National Research Council's findings on relationship between 55 miles per hour speed limit and auto fatality rate, as well as energy conservation, examined. [Council spokesperson Dr. Alan ALTSHULER - defs. 55 miles per hour speed.] [TRUCKER - opposes lower speed limit.] Dr. John Nestor's response to other drivers' flouting of speed limit noted. [NESTOR - defs. his monopoly of left lane with 55 mph.] Federal government's threat to withhold highway funds from states not enforcing speed limit noted. [DRIVER - resents speed limit.] "I Can't Drive 55" song played.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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