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September 30, 2013

This day in history

On this day in 1941, It was reported in The Daily News that the new speed limit of 40 mph was working out so well in Massachusetts that it may be adopted permanently. There had been an amazing decrease in the number of auto fatalities.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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