READY?SET? HOLD ON!
Author: Fredericksburg Attorney David M. Williams
Governor Bob McDonnell recently signed a bill passed by this year's Virginia General Assembly that allows the speed limit to be raised from 65 mph to 70 mph on certain sections of Virginia's highways. 1 While this law is set to take effect July 1st, it is likely to be months - or even longer - before drivers are allowed to push their accelerators a little harder.
§ 46.2-870 2 of the Code of Virginia was amended to read in relevant part as follows:
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the maximum speed…