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Mississippi bills would set speeds at 75 mph, slow trucks to 45 mph in bad weather

Jan 16, 2018 at 07:51 AM CST

Mississippi state lawmakers are back at work at the statehouse, and they are reviewing multiple bills that address speed limits.

One bill from Sen. Lataisha Jackson, D-Como, would make Mississippi only the fourth state east of the Mississippi River to permit speeds higher than 70 mph.