overnight hours of everything here in texas is a little bit different. The food, the fashion, and now, the speed. Texas about to be home to the fastest road in america. Check it out. In texas, they... See More
overnight hours of everything here in texas is a little bit different. The food, the fashion, and now, the speed. Texas about to be home to the fastest road in america. Check it out. In texas, they say everything is bigger and better. From briskets, to cowboy boots. And now, the lone star state is fastest, too. Behind this construction zone lies what will be the fastest highway in america. 41 miles of open road just south of austin. A blazing 85 miles per hour. Honestly, I think it's a good idea. People go over the speed limit anyways. If you can drive, then it's not a bad thing. Reporter: This texas highway is poised to surpass speeds only seen on germany's auto bonn. The motorists are ready for the EXTRA MPHs. I have family in san antonio, yeah. The faster, the better. Reporter: We are driving here in texas. And many of the highways already have a speed limit of 80 miles per hour, higher than most of the nation, where it tops out at 75. Not everyone is looking forward to this extra speed, though. A 2009 report found that when speed limits are raised, accidents go up by 9.1%. And for 1 10-year stretch, there was 12,000 more accidents on the highways. When does it go to 90? Talk to me when it's at 90. We know we're going to have
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