SECTION 1. Section 17A of chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking the word “sixty-five” and inserting in place thereof the word “seventy.”
SECTION 2. Section 18 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 17, after the word “control.” the following words:
Unless otherwise prohibited by federal law, the maximum speed for motor vehicles traveling on roadways with posted speed limits of sixty-five miles per hour shall be increased to seventy miles per hour.
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