COLUMN-Raising UK speed limits sends wrong signal-Gerard Wynn

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(Gerard Wynn is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.) By Gerard Wynn LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Britain's plan to raise speed limits will make little difference to emissions but is incompatible with setting demanding climate targets and contradicts the government's own advice. The government's Department for Transport (DfT) announced on Friday that it wanted to raise the top limit on open roads to 80 miles per hour from 70 mph. The gain in fuel efficiency from buying ...

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