Drivers will soon be able to hit the gas pedal a little more along a portion of State Road 408 in Orange County. During a meeting Thursday, Central Florida Expressway Authority board members voted unanimously to increase the speed limit from 55 to 60 mph along State Road 408, between Kirkman Road and Chickasaw Trail.
Along 408 in Orange County, drivers go from a 65 mph speed limit to 55 in both directions. During a presentation, an engineer said a traffic study shows an increase in crashes in the slower portion of the road.
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