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Illinois Truck Speed Limit Rises to 65 mph

A new law in Illinois that allows truckers in most parts of the state to travel at 65 miles-per-hour took effect Jan. 1.

That’s up from the previous 55-mph limit, and applies to all four-lane divided highways except for the six counties around Chicago, which retain the lower limit.

Trucks already were allowed to run up to 65 mph on rural highways in the state, under legislation approved in 2009.

By Light & Medium Truck

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