Speed Limits Legislative Task Force Recommends Ohio Keep Front License Plate Requirement By Associated Press, Alison Holm & Jim Letizia • Dec 18, 2015 A legislative task force studying transportation issues has recommended the state keep highway speed limits unchanged and continue to require a front license plate. Ohio Senate Approves Transportation Bill Without Speed Limit Provision By Jim Letizia, Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Mar 26, 2015 The Ohio Senate has approved the state transportation budget after a committee dropped a proposal raising the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike. Auto Club Opposes Proposed Speed Limit Increase By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 24, 2015 Ohio Triple-A says it opposes the proposal to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on the Turnpike and rural interstate highways due to safety concerns. Ohio Senate Approves Transportation Budget With Speed Limit Hike By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 19, 2015 The Ohio Senate has approved the 7 billion dollar, two year state transportation budget that includes a provision raising the speed limit to 75 mph on the Turnpike and rural interstates. Transportation Budget Includes Proposal To Raise Some Speed Limits By Jim Letizia • Mar 17, 2015 State transportation officials kicked off the road construction season yesterday with the announcement of 450-million-dollars in projects for the year. Governor Signs Transportation Bill By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Apr 2, 2013 Ohio Governor John Kasich yesterday signed into law his 7.6 billion dollar state transportation budget. Ohio Senate Approves Raising Highway Speed Limit By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 21, 2013 The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal to increase the speed limit on rural interstate highways to 70 mph. Bill Raising Speed Limits Approved By Senate By Jim Letizia • Mar 14, 2013 The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal increasing car and truck speed limits to 70 mph on rural interstate highways. Legislation Would Raise Highway Speed Limits By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 12, 2013 An Ohio Senate committee is scheduled to vote today on a plan to increase the speed limit to 70 miles an hour on some freeways.