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Letter: Cars don’t need to go 200 mph

In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, New

In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers the budget address at City Hall in New York. Credit: AP / Craig Ruttle

The news story “Safety on the streets”  details New York City’s plans to develop safety standards and lower the speed limit. 

To really make the streets safer and save lives, some visionary politician should introduce legislation to ban the sale of cars that can reach 120 to 200 mph. I think 80 mph on the top end should be sufficient.

John R. Brooks
Garden City