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posted: 5/4/2013 5:00 AM

Higher speed limits not worth the risk

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A Rolling Meadows letter to the editor: A study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute ties higher speeds with higher loss of life. Contrary studies are available, but we should look at their motives. I trust insurance carriers, those who must pay in the wake of carnage on our highways. Illinois' elected representatives must decide whether a faster movement of people and goods is worth the carnage and costs that will surely ensue.

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