Texas has a stretch of road with a speed limit of 85 MPH. As a person who has had his share of cross country driving, 85 MPH is reasonable. Some roads are long and do not have a lot of traffic. 65 MPH has a sense of slowness, in a case such as that. I believe today’s cars are equipped to handle some crashes at faster speeds. I guess, like everything else, it depends on a lot of variables (the type of crash being one),

On the other hand, even in places where 65 MPH is the speed limit, often there are frequent reports of deaths from vehicle accidents.

Has anyone noticed that most people on the road treat the maximum speed limit, as the minimum speed limit. It’s open season on anyone going slower than the maximum speed limit. It’s open season for degrees of road rage.