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'Higher speeds mean more accidents'

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The speed limit on motorways could be raised from 70 to 80 Mph.

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond explains why the government is thinking of introducing the change.

And Professor Stephen Glaister, director of the RAC foundation, responds to the proposals.


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