Jan 21, 2020      News      

Oregon Lawmaker Proposes Lower Speed Limits Beside Chain-Up Spots

An Oregon lawmaker said she’ll introduce a bill next month to lower the speed limit on sections of highway where people are putting chains on their vehicles.

Rep. Cheri Helt, R-Bend, drives back and forth across the Cascades many times each winter getting to and from the state capitol. Helt uses traction tires so she doesn’t usually have to chain up. But she says drivers who do install chains have to do so just a few feet away from moving traffic.

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