Queen’s Park says it’s going to take a look at speed limits on the 400 series of highways.
Transportation Minister Steve Yurek, noting current speed limits were set in the 70s as a means of conserving fuel during the energy crisis, say a maximum of 120kph may be in order.
There may also be higher fines for those who drive too slowly in the passing lane.
All of this part of Getting Ontario Moving legislation whioch also see comntrol of Toronto’s subway system taken over by the province.
The proposed legislation is expected to be announced soon.