September 20, 1995

On September 20, 1995, the US House of Representatives voted to do away with the national speed limit and allow the States to set their own. States like Wyoming, Montana and California were ecstatic, since on many of their highways a majority of drivers ignored the 55 mph maximum anyway. Hill Valley, California did establish a strange speed limit. At no time was any car allowed to drive 88 mph inside the city limits.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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