NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Support for selectively raising 55 miles per hour speed limit by some members of National Research Council and cncl.'s general findings on relationship between 55 miles per hour speed limit and auto fatalities and energy conservation examined. [Dr. John NESTOR - explains obeying speed limit.] [Council chairperson Alan ALTSHULER - believes speed limit is effective highway safety policy.] Related statistics outlined on screen; cncl.'s warnings about increase violations of 55 miles per hour speed limit noted. Issue of state losing federal highway funds due to lack of speed limit enforcement discussed.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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