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Simon / Arab Oil Embargo / 55 M.P.H. Speed / Truckers #476570

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1974
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(Studio) FEO director William Simon says Arab oil embargo may have been blessing in disguise; details given. AAA reports plenty gasoline available but at higher prices. Govt. urges govs. to retain 55 m.p.h. limit, but truckers don't like it.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Illinois) Many trucks contain citizen band 2-way radios; truckers swap info. on weather, accidents, places to eat and especially now, whereabouts of highway patrolmen. Many truckers violate 55 speed limit but truckers keep ea. other posted so patrol won't catch them. Federal Communications Commission tries to tighten up on truckers' violations.
REPORTER: Peter Nolan

Chancellor, John;
Nolan, Peter

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