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Energy Crisis / Speed Limits #468058

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1973
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(Studio) Vehicles operated by federal government can't exceed 50 m.p.h. Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards refuses to comply in Louisiana with reduced speeds favored by Nixon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Fuel shortage in California critical. Exs. of complaints reviewed incling. truckers, rapid transit system, school buses. Reaction to speed cutback negative in California, however. NBC car driven at 50 m.p.h. surrounded by cars speeding by.

(New Jersey Turnpike) Speed limits on New Jersey Turnpike dropped to 50 m.p.h. Remote control electric signs make change in speeds simple. On turnpike, most cars pass NBC news car traveling 50 m.p.h.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard;
Neal, Roy

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