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Since the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit was mandated on our highways, both money and human lives have been saved.

All of the following, if true, would strengthen the claim above EXCEPT:
(A) Most highway users find that travel times are not appreciably lengthened by the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit.
(B) Highway driving at 55 miles per hour or less is more fuel-efficient than high-speed driving.
(C) Nearly all highway safety experts agree that more accidents occur at speeds over 55 miles per hour than at lower speeds.
(D) The percentage of fatalities occurring in highway accidents at speeds greater than 55 miles per hour is higher than that for low-speed accidents.
(E) Automobiles last longer and require fewer repairs when driven at consistently lower speeds.
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10 Sep 2005, 13:16
All other answer choices actually stregthen the claim except A.

So A it is......
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10 Sep 2005, 16:23
Yes, A does not necessarily deal with money or human lives.

Go with A.
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10 Sep 2005, 18:00
A

A does not strengthen the money and safety aspect
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11 Sep 2005, 02:24
A for me too..

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15 Sep 2005, 19:07
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15 Sep 2005, 19:12
I see where this is going, but isn't time supposed to be gold?
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16 Sep 2005, 08:34
A for me as well. It's the only answer choice that isn't tied to money or safety. Unless, time IS money.....
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16 Sep 2005, 08:47
I vote for A too. Other options all concern about money or time aspect.

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Since the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit was mandated on our highways, both money and human lives have been saved.

All of the following, if true, would strengthen the claim above EXCEPT:
(A) Most highway users find that travel times are not appreciably lengthened by the 55-mile-per-hour speed limit.
(B) Highway driving at 55 miles per hour or less is more fuel-efficient than high-speed driving.
(C) Nearly all highway safety experts agree that more accidents occur at speeds over 55 miles per hour than at lower speeds.
(D) The percentage of fatalities occurring in highway accidents at speeds greater than 55 miles per hour is higher than that for low-speed accidents.
(E) Automobiles last longer and require fewer repairs when driven at consistently lower speeds.
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16 Sep 2005, 21:26
A indeed!
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